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Jimmy Walker won Sony Open Golf tournament

Jan 15, 2014 18:26 IST

Jimmy Walker of the US won the Sony Open golf tournament held in Hawaii on 12 January 2014. This was his second PGA Tour title. His first PGA Tour title came in October 2013 when he won the Frys.com Open, the first tournament of the new wraparound season.

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Walker closed with 7-under 63 for a one shot victory over his compatriot Chris Kirk who was placed second. As a result, he won 1.08 million dollars in prize money.

The third place was taken by Jerry Kelly of England.

Walker had gone 187 tournaments in seven years on the PGA Tour without winning. However, in last six months he has won two PGA Tour titles.

As the first multiple winner for the 2013-14 season, he is leading the FedEx Cup and closing in on cracking the top 30 in the world.

PGA tour is the organizer of the professional golf tours played by the men in North America and United States.

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Who: Jimmy Walker

Where: Hawaii , United States

What: Sony Golf Open

When: 13 January 2014

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