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Jimmy Walker wins Texas Open to become first two-time PGA Tour winner

Jimmy Walker wins Texas Open to become first two-time PGA Tour winner

Jimmy Walker won his hometown Texas Open on Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes. Walker closed with a two-under-par 70 to finish at 11-under 277 at TPC San Antonio, a 35-minute drive from his home. The 36-year-old former Baylor player won the Sony Open in Hawaii by nine shots in January and has a tour-best five victories in the past two seasons. “(Spieth) really made me fight hard,” Walker said. “He kept hitting it close, and I had to keep making putts.” Walker made birdie putts of 15 feet at No. 16 and 17 feet at the 17th to help clinch the victory. The 36-year-old former...

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