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D.J. Trahan rallies to win Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan came from four shots behind to win the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California Sunday with a five-round total of 26-under-par 334.

Trahan shot a 7-under 65 to overtake Justin Leonard, who ended up in second place three strokes back.

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The win, which earned Trahan $918,000, was his second on the PGA Tour.

"I knew I was going to have to go out and play some good golf," Trahan said. "A 65 was a good round. It was able to get the job done for me. I'm very happy."

Leonard, who led entering the final round, slipped to an even-par 72 and a total of 23-under 337.

Kenny Perry and Anthony Kim both shot 3-under 69 and tied for third at 22-under 338.

Trahan had previously won the Southern Farm Bureau Classic in 2006.

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