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Golf roundup: Patton Kizzire wins first PGA Tour title by edging Rickie Fowler at OHL Classic

Golf roundup: Patton Kizzire wins first PGA Tour title by edging Rickie Fowler at OHL Classic

Patton Kizzire won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday by beating Rickie Fowler in a 36-hole marathon in the rain-plagued OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

Kizzire closed with rounds of 66-67 for a one-shot victory over Fowler, who fell four shots behind at El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, until staging a late rally that again fell short. Fowler had rounds of 67-67 on the final day.

Kizzire won in his 62nd career start on the PGA Tour, and it required some steady nerves on the back nine when it could have gotten away from him. Leading by four shots with seven holes to play, Kizzire saved par with an eight-foot putt on No. 12, a 10-foot putt on the par-five 13th and...

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