New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – Justin Rose capped a Sunday marathon
with a birdie on the 72nd hole to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans by one
Rose closed with a 6-under 66 to finish at 22-under-par 266. This was his
seventh win on the PGA Tour. He has at least one victory in six straight
seasons on tour.
Cameron Tringale needed eagle at the last to force a playoff, but settled for
a closing birdie, which left him one back. Tringale fired a 7-under 65 to end
Boo Weekley also closed with a 65 to grab third place at 20-under-par 268. Jim
Herman (65) and Jason Day (69) shared fourth at minus-19 at the TPC Louisiana.
David Hearn (68) and Daniel Berger (69) tied for sixth at 18-under 270.
There were weather delays all four days of this event. The longest delay on
Saturday meant the final two groups had to play 36 holes on Sunday. There was
a brief six-minute fog delay early Sunday morning, but the event managed to
finish on time.
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