Less than a month after leading Texas to the national title, Longhorn Coody former is a step closer to joining the PGA Tour.

Pierceson Coody, less than a month after being released from his last reunion competition, received his first professional award at the Maine Open

On the Korn Ferry Tour on Sunday. Coody ended up finishing 20th in the bottom of the event, five shots ahead of second place

His win comes less than a week after he revealed that the LIV Golf Tour first came to him when he finished his professional career and gave him "millions of dollars"

He declined the offer, saying he wanted to join the PGA Tour, a tour similar to his grandfather, Charles, played and won 15 events, including the 1971 Masters.

Sunday's win puts the granddaughter in a quick chance to join the PGA Tour in 2023. Coody became number 1 in the PGA Tour University Class of 2022

Coody told PGATour.com that his hope when he joined the Tour was that he could finish the Top 75

Coody, who finished fourth in Wichita, Kansas, last week, moved from No. 118 to No. There are five regular season events left,