Final RSM Classic leaderboard

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The final leaderboard from the RSM Classic at Sea Island, where Charles Howell III earned his first PGA Tour win since 2007

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What happened at the RSM Classic?

Charles Howell III beat Patrick Rodgers in a play-off at Sea Island for his third PGA Tour title and first since 2007.

Howell had taken a one-shot advantage into the final round – the sixth 54-hole lead of his career, but he was yet to convert one into a victory.

So you can imagine what was going through his head when he found the water at the 2nd hole.

“I just honestly thought I had shot myself in the foot again,” Howell said.

But he held his nerve and saw out a final-round 67 which was enough to get him to 19-under alongside Rodgers, who had set the clubhouse target with a stunning 62.

After trading pars at the opening play-off hole, Howell drained a 15-foot birdie putt at the 2nd before slumping to his knees. The 11-year wait was finally over.

Click here for the full round-up from the RSM Classic, including more astonishing Howell stats and highlights from the final round at Sea Island.

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