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Golf roundup: Ben Crane goes wire to wire to win St. Jude Classic
Golf roundup: Ben Crane goes wire to wire to win St. Jude Classic

Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title since 2011, closing with a three-over-par 73 for a one-stroke victory. Crane went wire to wire for his fifth career victory. He played 30 holes on the last day because of rain delays at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn., finishing the final 12 holes of his third-round 69 in the morning to take a three-shot lead into the final round. He two-putted for bogey on the final hole to finish at 10-under 270. Troy Merritt was second after a 71. Webb Simpson (65), Matt Every (70) and Carl Pettersson (69) tied at eight under, and Ian Poulter had a 64 to tie for sixth at seven under. Phil Mickelson, among those tuning up for...

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