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Paul Claxton became the first player on the PGA Nationwide Tour to amass more than $1 million in earnings by winning the Melwood Open in suburban Washington, DC on May 27, 2007. Claxton is shown hitting to the 18th green during the final round at Woodmore Country Club in Mitchelville, Maryland. He was 18 under par for the tournament. (UPI Photo/Pat Benic)
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Paul Claxton (born February 9, 1968) is an American professional golfer. Claxton was born in Vidalia, Georgia.

He is currently a member of the PGA Tour. He was also a member of the PGA Tour in 1997, 2002 and 2005. He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1995-96, 1998-2001, 2003-04 and 2006-07. When he won the 2007 Melwood Prince George's County Open he surpassed $1,000,000 in earnings on the Nationwide Tour. He was the first player to do so.

Claxton has participated in one major, the 2005 U.S. Open. He finished tied for 23rd.

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