April 24, 2006

Shell Houston Open

cruises to a 6 shot victory and goes wire-to-wire for his second win of the year.

After feeling something last week while practicing in Orlando kept that feeling during this weeks tournament.

Appleby shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday to cap a wire-to-wire victory and join Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as the only two-time winners on the this year.

Appleby, also the 1999 winner in Houston, finished at 19-under 269 on the new Tournament Course at Redstone, six shots ahead of Bob Estes. Appleby matched the and was the first player in the event’s 60-year history to lead from the opening round to the end.

The victory margin was also a personal best in eight career wins for Appleby. He won twice in playoffs and the other five by one shot. Read More…

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