Posted July 07, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Rookie Ted Potter Jr. made a 4-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with Troy Kelly on Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic for his first PGA Tour victory. Ranked 218th in the world, Potter overcame a four-stroke deficit with five holes to play, finishing with a 6-under 64 to match Kelly at 16 under. Kelly closed with a 66. Potter had a chance to win on the second extra hole, but missed a 5-foot birdie putt. Charlie Wi and rookie Charlie Beljan tied for third at 14 under. Wi shot a 65, and Beljan had a 67. Webb Simpson lost a one-stroke lead on the back nine at the tournament for the second straight year. He made three straight bogeys, shot 73 and tied for seventh.
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