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J.B. Holmes comes from six shots back to win Houston Open in playoff
J.B. Holmes comes from six shots back to win Houston Open in playoff

J.B. Holmes used a strong start Sunday to qualify for a three-way playoff against Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner and won the Houston Open on the second extra hole. The 32-year-old Holmes birdied the first five holes and nine of the first 12 after starting the day six shots back of Jordan Spieth. Holmes shot Sunday's lowest round, 64, and claimed his fourth PGA Tour victory when Wagner's par putt on the second playoff hole lipped out. Holmes earned $1,188,000. “I knew I had to play a really low round and I started out great,” Holmes said. “It worked out for me.” Spieth, the hottest player on the Tour heading into the Masters, was trying to win his...

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