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Raleigh's Hadley wins Rex Hospital Open

Posted June 23, 2013
Updated June 24, 2013

— Raleigh native Chesson Hadley shot a 64 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory at the Web.com Tour's Rex Hospital Open.

Hadley began the day five strokes behind third-round leader Danny Lee but finished at 19-under 265 and earned $112,500 for his first win on the tour. The win also secures a spot for Hadley on the PGA Tour in 2014.

"I never thought about winning this tournament," he said. "I didn't think I had a chance. I just wanted to hold things together, try to make a few birdies and hope I could take a step closer to the big goal, which is playing on the PGA Tour.

Hadley — who played at Georgia Tech — had five birdies on the back nine at TPC Wakefield and nearly eagled the par-4 18th to overtake Lee.

Lee took a four-stroke lead into his final round and led most of the day, but bogeyed two of his final four holes and finished at 267.

Edward Loar (68) finished at 268 while Ben Martin (66) and Josh Broadway (69) were at 269.

Wake Forest graduate Len Mattiace fired a four-under round Sunday and finished tied for seventh.

Hadley, who held a two-round lead, fell back Saturday despite posting a 69.

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  • Sauras69 Jun 23, 7:51 p.m.

    A 64 is out there. This young pup is on his way to the real Tour one day. I look forward to tracking his career. Golf on WRAL is kinda slow at times.

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Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
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DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
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Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
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BAL 3
TAM 0
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NYY 3
CHC 0
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MIL 5
STL 1
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ARI 2
NYM 5
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PHI 0
ATL 1
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NYY 2
CHC 0
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DET 2
CLE 3
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MIA 3
WAS 6
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TEX 3
SEA 2
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CWS 4
BOS 6
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HOU 4
KAN 6
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MIN 0
TOR 0
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ANA 5
OAK 4
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SDP 4
COL 2
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LOS 1
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3:45pm Today
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6:40pm Tonight
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CHA 91
CHI 86
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ORL 86
IND 101
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MIL 103
ATL 111
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CLE 114
BRK 85
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MEM 106
DAL 105
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OKC 112
DET 111
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NOP 105
HOU 100
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SAN 100
LAL 113
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MIA 87
PHI 100
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NYK 95
TOR 92
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MIN 130
UTA 136
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BOS 102
WAS 118
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DEN 112
GSW 116
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POR 110
LAC 104
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SAC 99
PHO 104
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TAM 4
MON 5
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PIT 4
CLB 3
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ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
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MIN
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NOR 9
 
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