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Gamecocks' Murphy Wins 66th Azalea Invitational

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JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - South Carolina Junior Will Murphy shot a -3 68 and went on to take the 1st playoff hole from North Florida's MJ Maguire and won the 66th Azalea Invitational at Country Club of Charleston on Sunday. 

Murphy & Maguire tied at -6 though the shortened 3 round tournament. Maguire was even par for the afternoon helped by a 25 foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to force the playoff. 

Brennan King of Charleston, who went into the final round tied for the lead, struggled on Sunday shooting +8 to finish tied for 11th. 

It was the 1st time since 2007 that The Azalea went to a playoff when now PGA pro Webb Simpson won his 2nd Azalea title. 
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