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Piercy Wins Barbasol Championship

By: Golfweek Staff  | Story here

After growing a comfortable cushion for himself, Scott Piercy was able to finish the job Sunday at the Barbasol Championship. Piercy closed in 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory and his third PGA Tour title.

Piercy, 36, set up his victory with birdies on his first two holes, including 57-foot birdie putt on the second hole at Grand National’s Lake Course. He made six more birdies Sunday en route to ending a winless drought that dated to the 2012 Canadian Open. He began the final round tied for the lead with Ricky Barnes.

Piercy began the season on a major medical extension after surgery on his right arm last year.

Birmingham native Will Wilcox was second after a 67.

Barnes, University of Alabama junior Robby Shelton and South Korea’s Whee Kim tied for third at 14 under.

The round was delayed 1 hour, 20 minutes because of rain and lightning.

The Associated Press contributed to this report