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Billy Horschel fends off D.A. Points at Zurich Classic of New Orleans

April 28, 2013 at 7:30 PM   |   Comments

AVONDALE, La., April 28 (UPI) -- Billy Horschel carded a birdie on the final hole of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans Sunday, securing his first career PGA Tour win with an 8-under 64.

Horschel overcame a pair of lengthy rain delays and used the late birdie to finish one stroke ahead D.A. Points at 20-under 268.

The Florida native reeled off six straight birdies from the seventh to the 12th holes.

Points -- who beat Horschel by one stroke last month at the Houston Open -- fired a 7-under 65, settling for second place at 19-under.

Kyle Stanley (67) finished third at 17-under 271 was Kyle Stanley.

Third-round leader Lucas Glover stumbled to a 1-under 71 and ended in a share for fourth at 15-under with Bobby Gates (66).

Topics: Lucas Glover
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