Blixt claims first win in California

San Martin, CA (Sports Network) - Jonas Blixt carded his fourth round in the 60s on Sunday to earn his first PGA Tour title at the Open.

Blixt closed with a 3-under 68 to earn a 1-stroke win over Tim Petrovic and Jason Kokrak. The Swede finished at 16-under-par 268.

Petrovic birdied the 17th to get to 15-under. He 2-putted for par at the last to post a 7-under 64. Kokrak joined him there as he eagled the driveable par-4 17th to gain a share of the lead. However, he also parred the last for a round of 68.

Jimmy Walker started on the back nine and fired a course-record tying 9-under 62 to soar into a share of fourth place at 14-under-par 270. He was joined there by Vijay Singh (68), Alexandre Rocha (68) and third-round leader John Mallinger (72).

Last year's winner Bryce Molder posted a 2-under 69 to tie for 11th at minus-11 at CordeValle Golf Club.



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