Weekley wins Colonial, 1st PGA Tour win in 5 years

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Weekley wins Colonial, 1st PGA Tour win in 5 yearsZach Johnson watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Colonial golf tournament on Sunday, May 25, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)(Credit: AP)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Boo Weekley made three consecutive birdies in the middle of his round to take the lead at Colonial, and finished with a 4-under 66 on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory in five years.

Weekley never trailed after those birdies on Nos. 8-10, which came about the same time Scott Stallings made double bogey at No. 15 to drop out of the lead.

At 14-under 266, Weekley finished a stroke ahead of Matt Kuchar, the second- and third-round leader who closed with a 68. Defending Colonial champion Zach Johnson shot 66 to finish third at 12 under, a stroke better than Stallings, who had a 66.

Both of Weekley’s previous wins had been at Harbour Town, in 2007 and 2008. Like the Heritage winner, the Colonial champion gets a plaid jacket.

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