Points wins at Pebble Beach

Points wins at Pebble Beach

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sunday at Pebble Beach turned out to be a real Cinderella story. Former Illini D.A. Points captured his first PGA Tour victory and dragged along Bill Murray of "Caddyshack" fame to the pro-am title.

Points holed out from 100 yards for eagle on the 14th hole — the second-toughest on the course — and followed that with a 30-foot bending birdie putt that carried him to a 5-under 67 and a two-shot victory in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

He became only the fourth player in the last 20 years to make Pebble Beach is first PGA Tour victory.

Murray kept the gallery entertained along the way, and the comedian actor who has become a staple at this celebrity rich tournament finally gets his name on the wall of pro-am champions next to the first tee.

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