Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Rookie Goes Wire-to-Wire

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Rookie Goes Wire-to-Wire

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Mackenzie Hughes holed an 18-foot par putt from off the green Monday morning to win the RSM Classic in St. Simons Island, Ga., and become the first rookie in 20 years to go wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour victory.

All four players who had to return for the third extra playoff hole missed the green at the par-3 17th. Hughes was in the toughest spot, and his pitch up a slope didn't even reach the green. But he made the putt.

Baseball

Left-handed reliever Brett Cecil finalized a $30.5 million, four-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Cecil had a 3.93 ERA in 36 2?3 innings for Toronto in 2016. ? Free-agent Andrew Cashner, who pitched for San Diego and Miami last season, and the Texas Rangers finalized a $10 million, one-year contract. ? Free agent outfielder Josh Reddick agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with the Houston Astros. …

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