Billy Horschel came to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans believing his time had come on the PGA TOUR. He had boldly predicted as much to Zurich Insurance Group CEO Martin Senn several days ago.
So when the four-time All-American from Florida lined up the potential winning putt Sunday on the 72nd hole at rain-soaked TPC Louisiana, he sensed a calmness come over him.
"I read it right away,'' Horschel said. "I knew exactly the break on it and everything. I just told myself, I haven't made one of considerable length this week. And I was like, you know, 'if it's my time, this putt needs to go in.'''
Twenty-six feet, eight inches later, his ball found the bottom of the cup, and that all elusive first victory and the accompanying winner's bounty of 500 FedExCup points -- which lifted him to third in the standings -- and a check of $1.188 million belonged to him.
And Horschel did it in style, too. READ MORE
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