PGA Tour: Smith and Blixt claim Zurich Classic

Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt opened up a four-shot lead at the Zurich Classic on Saturday

The good friends held the lead after both the second and third rounds, and while they momentarily lost it to Kisner and Brown midway through Sunday - they quickly reclaimed it, along with a slighly delayed victory and the Zurich Classic trophy.

18, 18 and 9) in the best-ball format before Smith finally made birdie at the fourth playoff hole for his first career PGA Tour win (and fourth for Blixt).

It was an emotional end to a remarkable tournament with the team format resulting in an epic final-round shootout between Team Smith and their American opponents, Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown.

"When I hit the flag, I said, "don't you come out of there".

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was the most notable retirement, parking his vehicle on lap 6 after the right-rear brakes caught fire. Bottas was the first of the leading pack to pit on lap 27 and Vettel tried to pull clear by staying out to lap 34.

Smith hit a 58-yard approach shot within 3 1/2 couple feet of the pin, and the Aussie sank a birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to give himself and his Swedish teammate the victory.

And what's more, partner Jonas Blixt thinks the 23-year-old Australian is "going to be a superstar" after, remarkably, they didn't make a bogey all week.

Fifteen-year-old Victoria Tip-Aucha will create history tomorrow when she becomes the first woman to play on the MENA Tour. It was further stroke back to former world number one Jordan Spieth and fellow Texan Ryan Palmer, who carded a 64 for 266. Last year, Daniel Berger earned a victory at the FedEx St. Jude Classic and Brooks Koepka won the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Brown and Kisner both slide their birdie putts by the hole, Blixt pulled his and it was left to Smith to settle the issue from short range.

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Roma could hand Juventus the title if it fails to match or beat the Bianconeri's result when it visits AC Milan on Sunday. But Argentine striker Higuain smashed in a low finish on 91 minutes to preserve their unbeaten home record.

Long-time leaders Blixt and Smith had looked set to win the two-man competition - the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years - after finding themselves in a seemingly invincible position on the par-five 18th.

There is one more chance to get into The Players field: winning this week's Wells Fargo Championship, at the Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C. There are 71 pros in the field who are not yet eligible for The Players, including area residents Davis Love III, Bud Cauley, Rick Lamb and Tim Wilkinson.

The players on each team alternated shots in the first and third rounds.

The final round was played using the four-ball (best ball) format, where each competitor plays his own ball and the team uses the best score on each hole.

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The two teams finished four shots ahead of runners-up Kelly Kraft and Kevin Tway in regulation at 27 under.

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