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Texas Open title is first PGA win for Landry


Andrew Landry won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, pulling away with early birdies and holding on with par saves.

The 30-year-old Texan parred the final seven holes for a 4-under 68 and a two-stroke victory over Trey Mullinax and Sean O’Hair. Landry finished at 17-under 271 at TPC San Antonio.

Landry took a two-stroke lead to the par-5 18th after Mullinax chunked a flop shot and bogeyed the short par-4 17th. Landry hit a 55-foot putt over a ridge to 3 feet for par on 17 and made an 8-footer on 18 after running a 50-foot downhill birdie try past.

Mullinax closed with a 69 a day after breaking the AT&T Oaks Course record with a 62. O’Hair shot 66.

Tied for the third-round lead with Zach Johnson, Landry birdied the first three holes and added two more on Nos. 6 and 10. He bogeyed the par-4 11th before the closing par run.


Jutanugarn wins first title in 156 starts


Moriya Jutanugarn won the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open by two shots for her first victory in six years on the LPGA Tour, joining sister Ariya as the second siblings to win on the tour.

The 23-year-old from Thailand shot a 3-under 68 to finish at 12-under 272 at Wilshire Country Club in the tour’s return to Los Angeles after a 13-year absence.

Jutanugarn won in her 156th start after three career runner-up finishes, including at the Honda LPGA Thailand in February. She notched 21 top-10 finishes before winning.


Triplett holes out to win in playoff


Kirk Triplett holed out from a bunker for birdie on the first playoff hole in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf to lift himself and partner Paul Broadhurst past Bernhard Langer and Tom Lehman.

Broadhurst and Triplett closed with a 6-under 48 on the Top of the Rock par-3 course to match Langer and Lehman at 24 under. Langer and Lehman had a 47, playing the front nine in alternate shot and the back nine in better ball.

The 56-year-old Triplett won his sixth PGA Tour Champions title, and the 52-year-old Broadhurst claimed his third victory.


Levy edges Quiros for one-stroke victory


Alexander Levy closed with a 2-under 70 for a one-stroke victory over Alvaro Quiros in the Trophee Hassan II.

Levy finished at 8-under 280 at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam. The 27-year-old Frenchman won his fifth European Tour title. He’s headed to Beijing next week for his China Open title defense

Quiros, from Spain, shot his second straight 72. He birdied the last two holes.

Italy’s Andrea Pavan had a 66 to tie for third at 6 under with Swedes Joakim Lagergren (70) and Alexander Bjork (70) and Finland’s Mikko Ilonen (72).


Axley wins after rain washes out final round


Eric Axley won the North Mississippi Classic when rain washed out the fourth round in the inaugural tournament.

The 44-year-old Axley shot 71-65-68 to finish at 12-under 204 at The Country Club of Oxford. He won for the first time since the PGA Tour’s 2006 Valero Texas Open.

Associated Press

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