MADISON, Miss., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan
beat Joe Durant
in a three-hole playoff Sunday to win the PGA's Southern Farm Bureau Classic in Madison, Miss.
His first win was on the tour was wire-to-wire and came after a shaky 1-under-par 71 in the fourth round.
Durant qualified for the extra play with a 6-under 66.
Both players had overall scores of 13-under 275.
Trahan birdied the 18th three times in a row for the victory.
"That was pretty sweet," he admitted to reporters in a post-tournament media session. "It was just a complete grind out there today. I hung in there, and I'm proud of that. And I'm glad to be sitting here."
Lee Janzen (70) was third; J.P. Hayes (68) was fourth; and there was a three-way tie for fifth place among Ted Purdy (68), Ted Purdy (69), and Glen Day (66).
That trio had a score of 10-under 278.
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