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Rookie Hughes wins The RSM Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- Mackenzie Hughes holed an 18-foot par putt from off the green Monday morning to win The RSM Classic and become the first rookie in 20 years to go wire-to-wire for his first PGA TOUR victory. The Canadian calmed his nerves and came up clutch in the 42-degree chill at Sea Island.

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Hideki Matsuyama prevails at Albany

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Hideki Matsuyama was only 5 when he first saw Tiger Woods, watching on videotape that 1997 Masters victory.

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Kuchar, English win Franklin Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. -- Harris English and Matt Kuchar won the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Saturday, holding off Wisconsin friends Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly by a stroke at Tiburon. English and Kuchar also won in 2013 in their first start together and finished second the last two years. "It's a thrilling event to come out with a win, amazing feeling," Kuchar said. "I think it's just such a fun partnership we've had. We've had such a good run.

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Justin Thomas finishes off Sony Open win in record-setting fashion

One last putt. One more record. And two unforgettable weeks in Hawaii for Justin Thomas. Thomas began the Sony Open with a 15-foot eagle putt on his final hole to shoot 59. He ended it Sunday with a two-putt birdie from 60 feet that gave him yet another entry in the PGA Tour record book for the lowest 72-hole score in history. His final act was to stand before the members of Waialae Country Club, champagne flute in hand for the traditional toast.

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Rahm's thrilling eagle caps first career win

SAN DIEGO -- Jon Rahm of Spain added his name to the burgeoning list of young stars Sunday with his big game and a big finish at Torrey Pines. Rahm made two eagles over the final six holes, the last one a 60-foot putt from the back fringe on the par-5 18th hole for a 5-under 67 to win the Farmers Insurance Open by three shots for his first PGA TOUR victory. Rahm, who turned 22 in November, beat Phil Mickelson's mark as the youngest champion at this tournament.

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Justin Thomas Wins Tournament of Champions to Kick Off 2017

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Justin Thomas had to sweat it out more than he wanted to enjoy that view down the 18th hole at Kapalua on Sunday. Thomas had a five-shot lead with five holes to play when he was caught in a battle with Hideki Matsuyama down the stretch in the SBS Tournament of Champions.

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Swafford seals first win at CareerBuilder

LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA TOUR title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory. Swafford shot a 5-under 67 on the Stadium Course at PGA West to finish the pro-am event at 20-under 268. The 29-year-old former Georgia player earned $1,044,000 and his first spot in the Masters. "They don't give them away out here. It's not easy," Swafford said. "I've been close.

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Matsuyama wins WM Phoenix Open in playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Hideki Matsuyama won the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the fourth hole of a playoff for the second straight year, outlasting Webb Simpson on Sunday at TPC Scottsdale. Matsuyama won with a 10-foot birdie putt on the short par-4 17th, the same hole where the 24-year-old Japanese star finished off Rickie Fowler a year ago. Matsuyama closed with a 5-under 66, parring the final three holes to match Simpson at 17-under 267.

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Spieth breezes to big win at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Jordan Spieth soaked up every step of scenery on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, one of the prettiest places in golf and even more spectacular on a Sunday when the only work left is to hoist the crystal trophy. All that was missing from the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am were the highlights. That's just how Spieth wanted it. Staked to a six-shot lead, Spieth never gave anyone much of a chance by putting for birdie on all but one hole.

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Dustin Johnson dominates Riviera, takes no. 1 spot in world ranking

LOS ANGELES - Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera. Johnson turned a marathon finish into a Sunday stroll in the Genesis Open. He finished the third round in the morning with a 7-under 64 to build a five-shot lead, stretched it to nine shots at one point in the final round and coasted home to a 71 and a five-shot victory. Johnson became the 20th player to reach No.

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