The RSM Classic over the weekend was a nice, laid back, pre-Thanksgiving appetizer following the Masters, and there is a lot to unpack from the last few days of golf. Robert Streb getting the win seemed inevitable for most of the week, even if it took a playoff for him to finally cap off the second win of his career. 

This victory, though, was a lot different than his first one (also at the RSM Classic). For starters, the field strength this week was nearly double what it was back in 2014 when he defeated Mackenzie Hughes and Brendon de Jonge in a playoff. Streb’s near hole-out on the second playoff hole reminded me of the time Jonathan Byrd made an ace at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to win in a playoff there. Not quite the same because Streb’s didn’t go in, but similar vibes from the win.

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