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Thomas wins CIMB, Dubuisson caps off Turkish Airlines Open title

PGA TOURFinal Round — PGA Tour — CIMB Classic — Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club — Malaysia —

Justin Thomas captured his maiden PGA Tour title Sunday in Malaysia winning the CIMB Classic.

Thomas, 22, edged former World No. 1 and Masters champ Adam Scott by a shot holing a six-footer on the 72nd hole to win it. The American (26-under for the week) fired a 61 in round two to position himself for a weekend run and closed with 6-under-66 (fighting off a double bogey in the final round).

Overnight co-leader Brendan Steele and Kevin Na finished T-3 at 24-under and two

Justin Thomas current official PGA TOUR headshot. (Photo by Jennifer Perez/PGA TOUR) *** Local Caption *** Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas current official PGA TOUR headshot.
(Photo by Jennifer Perez/PGA TOUR) *** Local Caption *** Justin Thomas

back. Na has three straight Top 3 finishes to open the 2015-2016 PGA Tour season. Scott’s final-round 63 landed him a runner-up.

Thomas opened the week as a 20-to-1 betting selection at www.golfodds.com.

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  • Sei Young Kim won for the third time in 2015 on the LPGA Tour. She outlasted the field at a shot at the Blue Bay LPGA in China finishing 2-under. Only four player were under par for the week. Stacy Lewis, Candie Kung and Kim Kaufman were T-2. Lydia Ko rallied for a 70-70 weekend to end up T-8.
  • Victor Dubuisson engineered a win at the European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open to tee off The Final Series in the Race to Dubai. Dubuisson won the title in
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    2013 as well. Opened as a 40-1 long shot, Dubuisson finished up 22-under to edge Jaco Van Zyl by a shot and Kiradech Aphibarnrat by two strokes.

  • Rory McIlroy — T-6 at Turkish Airlines Open — failed to mount a charge in the final round shooting 71.