Brown's late birdie gives him 1st PGA Tour win
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) Scott Brown made birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to go from a one-shot deficit to a one-shot victory in the Puerto Rico Open for his first PGA Tour title.
Brown closed with a 2-under 70. He earned a two-year exemption on tour and a spot in the PGA Championship this summer. The American finished at 20-under 268 and earned $630,000.
Fabian Gomez of Argentina had a one-shot lead until he went over the green and into a bunker on his third shot, blasted out to 15 feet and missed the par putt. He closed with a 71 and tied for second with Jordan Spieth of the United States, who had a 67.
Updated March 10, 2013
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