29 Apr '13, 1am

Billy Horschel breaks through in New Orleans with birdie on final hole #golf

Billy Horschel breaks through in New Orleans with birdie on final hole #golf

AVONDALE, La. (AP) --- Billy Horschel sensed the time had come for him to win his first PGA Tour event. This could explain the composure he displayed in the face of two final-round weather delays and a 27-foot putt he had to make on the final hole to avert a playoff. Horschel tied a course record at the TPC Louisiana with an 8-under 64 in the final round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, which was good enough to win by one stroke over D.A. Points. Points put pressure on Horschel by hitting out of a bunker to set up a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th. Then Horschel rolled in his long victory-sealing putt, pumping his arms and letting out a triumphant yell before sinking into a crouch and briefly pulling his cap over his face as the crowd roared. "I hadn't made a long one all week and I said, `I'm due,'" Horschel said. "I was like, `If it's my time, this putt needs to go ...

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