Ryan Armour claims Web.com Tour opener for 1st win in 217 starts

PANAMA CITY -- Ryan Armour won the Web.com Tour's season-opening Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his first victory in 217 career starts.

The 39-year-old former Ohio State player closed with a 6-under 64 for a 3-stroke victory over Kyle Thompson. Armour finished at 12-under 268 at Panama Golf Club. Thompson had a 66.

Third-round leader Curtis Thompson shot a 72 to drop into a tie with Martin Flores at 8 under. Jonathan Byrd (65) and Austin Cook (67) followed at 7 under.

The tour will be in Bogota next week for the Club Colombia Championship. The U.S. schedule will open March 17-20 with the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.