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Kevin Chappell

Kisner finally comes through in final event of PGA Tour year

Kevin Kisner, who did everything this year but win, suddenly felt as though he had everything to lose.

"Just chilling," he said Sunday on the practice range at Sea Island, only that wasn't necessarily the case.

Four times a runner-up this year when someone else simply played better, Kisner had a three-shot lead in the RSM Classic. Expectations were never higher. He battled to keep his mind off the prospects of ending the year with yet another close call.

"That was the hardest thing I had to deal with all day," he said. "Only thing you can do is win or fail in that position. Hard to keep yourself from thinking, 'What if it doesn't work out?' So...