Scott reigns supreme

One ahead overnight, Scott tightened his grip on a maiden World Golf Championships title with three birdies in five holes after the turn before closing with a flawless five-under-par 65 to match the day's lowest score.

With Tiger Woods’ former caddie Steve Williams on his bag for a fourth tournament in a row, Scott kept his cool on a hot and humid afternoon at Firestone Country Club to post a 17-under total of 263.

The 31-year-old Australian finished in style, sinking a five-foot birdie putt on the 18th green and pumping his fist in triumph before being warmly embraced by Williams.

“Today it was on, I stayed so patient,” a beaming Scott said greenside.  Woods, a seven-time champion at Firestone with Williams on his bag, ended an erratic week with a level-par 70 to finish joint 37th, 18 shots off the pace after his first tournament start in three months. Arjun Atwal carded six-over 76 in his error-filled final round that to finish 68th. Atwal finished at eight-over 288 for the week.

Gangjee finishes 44th
Rahil Gangjee carded a four-under 67 in the final round and finished tied 44th in the third round of the Cox Classic on the Nationwide Tour in Omaha, US.

Daniel Chopra shot 67 and moved up from 60th to finish 49th. Gangjee, overnight 51st, improved with birdies on the fourth, seventh, eighth and ninth on the front nine and added two more on 11th and 17th. He had two bogeys on sixth and 14th.

JJ Killeen, winner at the Utah Championships a week earlier, won for the second time in as many weeks. Killeen carded a final round 69 and finished at 22-under for the week at Champions Run course.

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