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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 31, 2010

Johnson fires 64 to win Colonial

 •  Japan's Mori earns berth in U.S. Open

Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas Zach Johnson shot a closing 6-under 64 yesterday in the final round of the Colonial, winning at Hogan's Alley with a tournament-record score of 21-under 259.

The 2007 Masters champion finished three strokes ahead of Brian Davis, who had a closing 68.

Jeff Overton and Ben Crane both shot 67 to finish tied for third at 17 under. Scott Verplank (65) and Bryce Molder (70), who led after the second and third rounds, were another shot back.

It is the seventh PGA Tour victory for Johnson and first since winning in San Antonio last May. His best finish through 12 tournaments this season had been a tie for 12th at the Sony Open in Hawai'i the second week of the season.

Along with the plaid jacket given to the winner, Johnson gets a check for $1.116 million.


Senior PGA Championship: Tom Lehman shot a final-round 71 for a 7-under 281 total, then won the 71st Championship with a par on the first playoff hole, where Fred Couples and David Frost took double bogeys at Parker, Colo.

European Tour: Luke Donald shot a final-round 67 to finish at 21-under 267 and a one-shot win over Rhys Davies (68) at the Madrid Masters.

LPGA Brasil Cup: Meaghan Francella beat Mariajo Uribe in a six-hole, sudden-death playoff to capture the LPGA Brasil Cup, an exhibition with a 27-player field, at Rio de Janeiro.

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