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Golf News // Steven Alker’s 4-under 68 results in rewarding 2-shot victory at Florida PGA Tour Champions stop (www.espn.com)

Golf News // Steven Alker’s 4-under 68 results in rewarding 2-shot victory at Florida PGA Tour Champions stop

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Steven Alker had to qualify for his first PGA Tour Champions event three months ago and kept playing all the way to the Charles Schwab Cup final.

Alker capped off his amazing run Sunday when he closed with a 4-under 68 for a 2-shot victory in the TimberTech Championship, easily moving into the top 36 players who advance to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

“Golf’s always about giving yourself chances and eventually it will happen,” Alker said.

Locked in a duel with Jim Furyk on the back nine of The Old Course at Broken Sound, Alker holed an 18-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to take the lead, and then finished with a birdie he didn’t need to win by 2 over Furyk and Miguel Angel Jimenez.

“It always stings to finish…

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