Omaha, NE (Sports Network) - Ben Kohles fired a 9-under 62 on Sunday to win
the Cox Classic by three strokes.
The victory was Kohles' second in two weeks, making him the first player in
tour history to win his first two tour starts. Kohles ended at 24-under-par
He needed everyone of his nine birdies to get past Dawie Van Der Walt. The
South African fired an 11-under 60 to end alone in second at minus-21. Van Der
Walt had putts for 59 on 17 and 18, but failed to convert.
Luke Guthrie, who lost to Kohles in a playoff last week in Ohio, closed with a
3-under 68 to share third place at Champions Run. He was joined at 20-under-
par 264 by Jim Herman and Justin Bolli, who both shot 64 on Sunday, and Adam
Hadwin, who carded a 66 in the final round.
Russell Henley, who shared the third-round lead with Guthrie, closed with a 2-
under 69 to finish alongside Justin Hicks (65) at minus-19.
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