David Lingmerth parred the third playoff hole Sunday to defeat Justin Rose and win the Memorial.
Lingmerth closed with a 3-under 69 to post 15-under-par 273. Rose birdied the 17th to match him at minus-15, then parred the last to cap a round of even-par 72 at Muirfield Village.
The duo returned to the 18th for the first extra hole. Both players missed the green with their approach shots. After Rose rolled in an 18-footer for par, Lingmerth matched him from 10 feet out.
They returned to No. 18. Rose had the advantage as he hit the green, while Lingmerth was in a greenside bunker. Lingmerth blasted to four feet. Rose 2- putted for his par and Lingmerth converted his par effort and they were off to the 10th
Rose hit his drive into thick rough right of the fairway, then missed the green left. Lingmerth found the putting surface from the fairway, but was 40 feet from the hole.
Lingmerth rolled his birdie try six feet by the cup. Rose chipped to about 20 feet and missed his par effort left. Lingmerth poured in his par putt to win for the first time on the PGA Tour.
Francesco Molinari had the lead on the front nine, but was done in by a double-bogey on the 17th. He closed with a 71 to share third-place with Masters champion Jordan Spieth, who fired a 65, the low round of the day by two strokes. They ended at 13-under-par 275.
Last year's winner Hideki Matsuyama closed with a 2-under 70. He was joined in fifth place by 2002 champ Jim Furyk (71) and Marc Leishman (69). Tony Finau (67), Kevin Kisner (70) and Keegan Bradley (70) tied for eighth at minus-11.
Five-time winner Tiger Woods was 3-under through 12 holes, but played the final six holes in 5-over par for a 2-over 74. He finished in last place at 14-over-par 302.