08/21/2011 06:17 EDT | Updated 10/21/2011 05:12 EDT

Simpson claims 1st career PGA victory, a 3-stroke win at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Webb Simpson shot a 67 on Sunday to claim his first PGA tour win, a three-stroke victory in the Wyndham Championship.

The Raleigh native and former Wake Forest standout finished at 18-under 262 and collected US$936,000.

George McNeill (64) was at 15 under, with Tommy Gainey (69) another stroke back at the final event before the PGA Tour playoffs.

Carl Pettersson (69), Vijay Singh (65), Jerry Kelly (65), Kyung-tae Kim (66) and Charles Howell III (67) each finished at 13 under.