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Canada's Myles Creighton wins on Latinoamerica Tour to take top spot in standings

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BOGOTA — Canada's Myles Creighton has won on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica for the first time ever.

The product of Digby, N.S., finished at 19 under to win the Inter Rapidisimo Golf Championship by a stroke on Sunday.

American Austin Hitt finished second at 18 under.

Creighton is projected to move up to the top spot in the Totalplay Cup standings on Monday.

There are two more events on the Latinoamerica Tour's schedule this season.

The golfer who finishes atop the Totalplay Cup standings earns exempt status on the second-tier Korn Ferry Tour.

Nos. 2-5 in the third-tier Latinoamerica Tour's standings will earn conditional status on the Korn Ferry Tour next season.

Also, the top five players in the Totalplay Cup standings earns an exemption into the final stage of the 2023 PGA Tour Q-School.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 4, 2023.