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Ben Martin has an eagle, birdie late to win PGA event in Las Vegas
Ben Martin has an eagle, birdie late to win PGA event in Las Vegas

Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Martin was one shot behind Kevin Streelman when his eagle put him back in the lead. He closed with a birdie for a three-under-par 68 and a two-shot victory at the TPC Summerlin. The 27-year-old from South Carolina won in his 56th career start. Moments after Martin made his eagle putt, Streelman missed a five-foot birdie putt that would have tied him for the lead. Streelman still made five birdies over his last seven holes for a 65. “It was an awesome way to finish,” Martin said. “I didn't feel like I...

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