Kiwi golfer Danny Lee has had a strong final round to secure a top 25 finish at the latest PGA Tour event in North Carolina.

Lee shot a final round six-under 64 to finish the tournament at 12-under, nine shots behind winner Brandt Snedeker.

Lee secured his spot in the Fed Ex Cup playoffs and a PGA Tour card for 2019 by making the cut at the Wyndham Championship and will go into next weekend's first event The Northern Trust in 103rd spot on the Fed Ex standings.

The top 100 after the Northern Trust advance to the next event of the playoffs.


Lee had three birdies on his front nine and finished well with back-to-back birdies to close out his tournament.

Snedeker won the event for his ninth PGA Tour title, four days after opening with an 11-under 59.

Snedeker closed with a 65 for a three-stroke victory in the regular-season finale, breaking a tie with C.T. Pan on the final hole with a birdie and Pan's double bogey in the group ahead.

Snedeker finished at 21-under 259 for his first win since 2016 and his second at the tournament, but first at Sedgefield Country Club.

Pan shot a 66 to tie for second with Webb Simpson. Simpson matched his career-best with a 62.