Day picked up a shot from 10 feet at the 16th and saw his tee shot on the 17th bounce out of the hole to leave a tap-in for birdie.
McIlroy, the only two-times victor of the Wells Fargo Championship, will tee off in Thursday's opening round alongside Englishman Paul Casey and American James Hahn. Wise did exactly that with a three-under 68 in the final round. I need to do a lot of work if I want to try and win next week. "There were times when I was calm out there and there were times when I looked at the leaderboard and had to calm myself down".
American Bryson DeChambeau holed a meandering 12-foot birdie putt at the last to finish in fourth place at eight under.
Masters champion Patrick Reed finished eighth at 6 under in his first start since slipping on the green jacket last month.
Day, the 2015 PGA Championship victor, held off Americans Aaron Wise and Nick Watney with a final-round two-under par 69 to finish 72 holes on 12-under 272 for a two-stroke victory at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. It bounded over the stream to the other side.
Wise drove 383 yards on the par-4 16th, then two-putted for par. It's just a matter of making sure I get the right speed for those greens because (they are) going to be a little bit quicker than here. McIlroy had to settle for a 66.
Jason Day of Australia came through a tough final day at Quail Hollow to win the Wells Fargo Championship by two strokes from Aaron Wise and Nick Watney.
Day actually did not have a great week in terms of greens in regulation (hitting just 41 of 72 for a 56.9 percent clip), but hsi trusty TaylorMade Spider Tour Red mallet putter bailed him out.
The ensuing three-feet birdie restored his two-shot lead and he parred the last to finish at 12-under 272.
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Things didn't come easy for Day during the final round.
Tiger Woods was a non-factor too, shooting 74 to finish 14 shots back.
Peter Malnati's 36-hole lead didn't last long.
Park finished at 11-under 131. He tied for second with Jeff Maggert and Bart Bryant, who each had a 69. Uihlein still hasn't won on the PGA Tour.
He totaled 5,797 points for the 10 events.
Ohtani (3-1) blanked the Mariners through six innings en route to the win.
The Angels improved to 21-13, while Seattle fell to 19-14.