San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Martin Laird matched the course record on
Sunday with his 9-under 63, which helped him come from behind and win the
Texas Open by two strokes.
Laird, who birdied the final three holes, finished his third PGA Tour victory
at 14-under-par 274 at TPC San Antonio.
The Scotsman earned his third straight trip to The Masters. Laird tied for
20th in 2011 and shared 57th last year in his previous trips to Augusta
Rory McIlroy got within one of the lead when he birdied the 14th, but ended
two back at minus-12 after a final-round 66.
Jim Furyk holed out for eagle on the par-5 18th for a 3-under 69. He shared
third place at 11-under with third-round leader Billy Horschel (71) and
Charley Hoffman (69), who birdied six of the last eight holes.
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