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Smylie Kaufman wins PGA tournament with final-round 61

Smylie Kaufman wins PGA tournament with final-round 61

Smylie Kaufman won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in his fifth PGA Tour start, shooting a 10-under-par 61 and waiting more than two hours while rival after rival fell short.

Kaufman played the final 11 holes in nine under with an eagle and seven birdies. He set up the eagle with a three-wood drive to 15 feet on the par-four 15th and closed with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-four 18th to post 16-under 268 at TPC Summerlin.

Kevin Na, third-round leader Brett Stegmaier, Patton Kizzire, Cameron Tringale, Jason Bohn and Alex Cejka tied for second, a stroke back.

Na, coming off playoff loss last week to Emiliano Grillo in the season-opening event in...

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