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Naval Academy grad Hurley wins Quicken Loans National

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- Naval Academy graduate Billy Hurley III won his home Quicken Loans National on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, shooting a 2-under 69 at Congressional for a three-stroke victory.

The 607th-ranked player broke through on the Blue Course to finish 17 under in Tiger Woods' annual tournament. Hurley held off multiple major champions Vijay Singh and Ernie Els and 21-year-old Jon Rahm.

Hurley grew up in Leesburg, Virginia, and lives in nearby Annapolis. He earned $1,242,000 and qualified for the British Open. He had never finished higher than a tied for fourth in a PGA Tour event.

The 53-year-old Singh was second after a 65.

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