Curtis ends drought in Texas Open

  • Follow Golf

SAN ANTONIO — Ben Curtis won on the Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title since 2006, holding off Matt Every and John Huh in a tense back-nine finish for a two-stroke victory.

Curtis birdied the par-5 18th for an even-par 72 and 9-under-par total. It was a redeeming and emotional win for the 2003 British Open winner who had only limited tour status after a long slump.

After the round, Curtis fought back tears while saying: “It’s been a tough couple of years.”

Every had 71 and lost a chance at his first tour win with four blown putts. Huh roared back with 69, but the Mayakoba Classic winner fell just short.


Brian Gay
Louisville, Ga.*
Score 73-69-71-70–283
Finish T4

Blake Adams
Swainsboro, Ga.
Score 71-69-79-70–289
Finish T29

Patrick Reed
Augusta resident
Score 71-74-74-72–291
Finish T35

Kevin Kisner
Aiken native
Score 73-70-73-77–293
Finish T47

Will Claxton
Swainsboro, Ga.*
Score 75-71-74-77–297
Finish T63
* former resident

Top headlines

Paine College debt continues to climb

As Paine College continues an aggressive fundraising campaign to turn around years of decline, the school’s most recent financial audit shows climbing debt and more revenue loss over the last ...
Search Augusta jobs