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Tyler Duncan Wins RSM Classic In A Sudden-Death Playoff

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  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2012) -- Tyler Duncan made up for a double bogey on the last hole of regulation by making an 8-foot par putt in a sudden-death playoff to win the RSM Classic at the Seaside Course today in a dramatic finish to one of the most innovative tournaments on the PGA TOUR. Duncan had a final-round 3-under 69, including three birdies on the back nine, to post an 18-under 266 total, one stroke better than world No. 1 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, who closed with a 64 that included eight birdies and two bogeys. They were the only players under par for the week With the victory, Duncan gained entry into this year's Masters Tournament to go along with his invitation next week to The Honda Classic. It marked just his second career PGA TOUR victory in 177 starts since turning pro in 2007. His first win came at last year's Web.com Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational. McIlroy started the day with a one-stroke lead over Duncan and str