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Golf roundup: Daniel Berger repeats as St. Jude Classic champion

Golf roundup: Daniel Berger repeats as St. Jude Classic champion

Daniel Berger shot a four-under-par 66 to erase a three-shot deficit and win the St. Jude Classic for a second straight year.

The 24-year-old is the fourth back-to-back winner at St. Jude and the first since David Toms did it in 2003 and ‘04.

Berger played a bogey-free round on Sunday, avoiding trouble on a fast, firm course at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn. His 17-foot birdie putt on No. 15 put him ahead for good and he finished at 10-under 270.

South African Charl Schwartzel shot a 66 and South Korean Whee Kim shot a 67 to finish in second, one shot behind Berger.

Amateur Braden Thornberry and Billy Horschel were among five players two shots...

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