Lingmerth wins Web.com Neediest Kids title, gets 2013 PGA Tour card

David Lingmerth at the Neediest Kids Championship
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David Lingmerth jumped from 27th to seventh on the Web.com Tour money list with his victory on Sunday.
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PGA.com news services

Series: Web.com Tour

Published: Sunday, October 07, 2012 | 6:37 p.m.

POTOMAC, Md. -- Sweden's David Lingmerth won the Web.com Tour's Neediest Kids Championship on Sunday to wrap up a 2013 PGA Tour card, closing with a 4-under 66 for a one-stroke victory over Casey Wittenberg.

Lingmerth finished at 8-under 272 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm and earned $108,000 to jump from 27th to seventh on the money list with $249,043, more than enough to guarantee a top-25 finish.

NEEDIEST KIDS CHAMPIONSHIP

The Neediest Kids Championship joined the Web.com Tour in 2007, when it was born as the Melwood Prince Georges County Open.

Wittenberg shot a 69. He earned $64,800 to regain the money lead with $407,453.