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Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win

Stuard takes Zurich Classic in playoff for 1st PGA win

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard beat Jamie Lovemark on the second hole of a playoff Monday to capture his first PGA Tour win at the waterlogged Zurich Classic.

Stuard never bogeyed a hole throughout the tournament on the long (7,425-yard), par-72 TPC Louisiana course, which was drenched with more than 4 1 / 2 inches of rain during the tournament. Weather delays on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday not only forced a Monday finish but also led officials to shorten the tournament to 54 holes.

"I wasn't playing great. I was just kind of, I don't know hanging around," Stuard said after his final-round 69. "I kind of hung in there all week. I just didn't get too...

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