30 Mar '14, 10pm

Steven Bowditch holds off MacKenzie, Summerhays to earn first Tour win

Steven Bowditch holds off MacKenzie, Summerhays to earn first Tour win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) --- Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters. The 30-year-old Australian bogeyed the par-5 18th for a 4-over 76 -- the highest closing score by a winner since Vijay Singh finished with a 4-over 76 in the 2004 PGA Championship -- for a one-stroke victory. "I'm over the moon," Bowditch said. "I really can't believe it." Bowditch finished at 8-under 280 at TPC San Antonio and earned $1,116,000. Will MacKenzie and Daniel Summerhays tied for second. MacKenzie shot 70, and Summerhays had a 71. Chesson Hadley and Ryan Palmer missed chances to get into the Masters through the top 50 in the world ranking. Hadley, the Puerto Rico Open winner, needed at least a sixth-place finish, but closed with an 80 to tie for 56th at 5 over. Palmer needed a top-three finish and had an 82 to a...

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