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29 Jul 2019, 06:20 IST
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American Collin Morikawa

Collin Morikawa broke by for his maiden PGA Tour win in simply his sixth skilled begin, claiming the Barracuda Championship on Sunday.

Morikawa, 22, earned a three-point win in Reno, Nevada, after an excellent remaining spherical that noticed him gap seven birdies within the modified stableford format.

The American was making simply his sixth PGA Tour begin as an expert and he secured victory with 47 factors, forward of Troy Merritt (44), John Chin (40) and Robert Streb (40).

Morikawa made two birdies on the entrance 9 earlier than a surprising end, producing 4 extra on his remaining 5 holes, together with a 29-foot putt on the 17th.

He got here into the event on the again of two top-five finishes, whereas his worst outcome since his skilled debut in June was a tied for 36th on the Vacationers Championship.

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