Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Golf: Horschel and Piercy win Zurich Classic team event

Golf: Horschel and Piercy win Zurich Classic team event

Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy won the Zurich Classic team event Sunday, closing with a bogey-free 5-under 67 in alternate-shot play.

Horschel became a two-time winner at TPC Louisiana. He captured his maiden PGA Tour triumph at the 2013 Zurich Classic when it was a traditional every-man-for-himself event.

Horschel and Piercy surged into the lead with birdies on the 10th and 11th holes. They followed that with seven pars to hold off Jason Dufner and Pat Perez by a stroke. Dufner had a 14-foot putt for the tie on 18, but left it a foot short.

This was the second year of the Zurich's switch to a two-player team format.

The victory was Horschel's fifth and Piercy's...

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