Joy for Zach in hawaii
Published 08/01/2014 | 02:30
A determined final-day push saw Zach Johnson burst through the leading pack to clinch the Hyundai Tournament of Champions title by a stroke from rising star Jordan Spieth in Hawaii.
The 2007 Masters winner carded a third-round 74 on Sunday to let his three-shot lead slip away, but a clinical round of 66 that included seven birdies saw him push aside 20-year-old Spieth, defending champion Dustin Johnson and Webb Simpson when it mattered.
Spieth, who would have forced a play-off had he chipped in on the 18th at Kapalua, had four birdies in his four-under-par round of 69 and had reached the turn with a one-shot lead over both Zach Johnson and 2013 US PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner.
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