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PGA Tour: Jimmy Walker wins Sony Open in Hawaii


Jimmy Walker shot a final round 63 at Waialae Country Club to win the Sony Open in Hawaii.  Walker finished with a four-round total of 17-under.  Chris Kirk shot a final round 66 to finish one stroke behind Walker at 16-under.

Walker trailed Kirk by two shots after three rounds, and overtook him on the front nine of the final round.  Both players finished strong with Kirk birdieing three of his last four holes, and Walker birdieing four of his last six.

Jerry Kelly was also in the mix on Sunday shooting a five-under 65.  Kelly finished solo third at 15-under par.

Harris English continues to play well shooting a three-under 67 in the final round to finish solo fourth.  English remains third on the FedEx Cup points list.

Marc Leishman rounded out the top-five with a final round 65, and a 13-under total.

12 players finished tied for eighth including Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson, and Retief Goosen.

John Peterson made his rookie debut as a member of the PGA Tour with a respectable T20 finish at nine-under.

Walker won the season-opening Frys.Com tournament in October for his first win of his career.  The Sony Open victory bumps him to number one on the FedEx Cup points list.  Chris Kirk is now second on the points list.

 

Link to Sony Open leaderboard.

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