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Rickie Fowler answers critics by winning the Players Championship
Rickie Fowler answers critics by winning the Players Championship

- Overrated? Think again. Turns out golfer Rickie Fowler merely was overdue. With even his peers questioning his elevated place in the game, Fowler silenced his doubters Sunday with an exciting finish at the Players Championship. Fowler rolled in a five-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass to defeat Kevin Kisner in the fourth playoff hole of a new format instituted for the PGA Tour's showcase event. Sergio Garcia was eliminated a hole earlier when his 19-foot birdie try slid by the 18th hole. "I've been waiting a long time for this," said Fowler, who finished at 12-under-par 276. "This is special." To pick up his second win and a...

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