Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

"I want to be in majors and having a chance to win big tournaments. It was a battle all day between James, Jason and I. Somebody was looking out for me today".

Earlier, Day closed with a two under 68 to reach 12 under which was matched by Horschel's one under 69 that included a 60-foot birdie putt that dropped on the 14 hole.

Hahn couldn't quite hold on despite nearly holing out a magnificent shot on the 72nd hole and missed a playoff with Horschel and Day who finished tied at 12-under. His shot spun back from just past the hole and rolled over the edge of the hole, narrowly missing an eagle that would have launched him into the playoff with Jason Day and eventual victor Billy Horschel.

Jason Day has narrowly missed out on snapping his winning drought, losing a playoff to Billy Horschel at the Byron Nelson tournament in Texas.

The lead changed hands again when Day recovered from finding the trees off the 15th tee to hole out from the bunker for an unlikely birdie, only for the Australian to need three putts from the fringe at the par-five next.

This was the scene of Day's first PGA Tour title and in the final staging of the event at the TPC Four Seasons Resort it might well prove to be the event that provides yet another major boost to his career despite the loss.

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Playing the 18th hole a second consecutive time, both Day and Horschel left themselves long birdie putts after missing the fairway with their drives.

"It's a little disappointing but it's not the first tournament I'm going to lose", said Day.

It's his first PGA TOUR victory since 2014. You know, prepping for tomorrow I feel like is so hard. "But I came here because of that and I came here because I needed to get a run of tournaments". I've lost plenty of other ones beforehand, and I'll lose plenty more in the future. He made the 4-foot birdie putt to finish alone in third, ahead of Jason Kokrak.

For Horschel the win was a relief.

Danny Lee has responded to the pressure to perform and has produced a very successful weekend after finishing tied for fifth at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship on the PGA Tour this morning.

Hahn also shot 64 in the opening round and used just 29 putts, the same number he had on Saturday. "You know what, just shows that things are coming together". His approach to the last spun back towards the hole and lipped out of the cup. But his advantage was down to one by time he finished his next hole, the par-3 5th, with a triple bogey. "I had my. good breaks for the week, and I wasn't going to beg for the last shot".

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