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Nate Smith wins first Nationwide title

Nationwide TourBOISE, Idaho – Nate Smith won the WNB Golf Classic for his first Nationwide Tour title, shooting a 6-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Australia’s Alistair Presnell, Fabian Gomez of Argentina and Brandt Jobe.

Smith, 27, in his first season on the tour, finished at 18 under on the Midland Country Club course. He earned $94,500 to jump from 78th to 25th on the money list with $153,054. The top 25 after the final five events will earn 2011 PGA Tour cards.

He made a 35-foot birdie putt on 18.

Presnell closed with a 65, Gomez shot a 66, and Jobe had a 68.