Sheehan's 22-foot putt clinches victory

Updated: April 19, 2009, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. -- PGA Tour player Patrick Sheehan holed a 22-foot birdie putt from the fringe to beat Australia's Michael Sim on the first hole of a playoff in the Nationwide Tour's Athens Regional Foundation Classic.

The 39-year-old Sheehan, a former University of Hartford player from Rhode Island, closed with a 4-under 68 to match Sim (63) at 14-under 274 on the Jennings Mill Country Club course. Sheehan earned $99,000 for his second career Nationwide Tour win.

After Sim -- coming ...

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