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Hunter Mahan birdies his way to win

Updated: August 25, 2014, 1:00 AM ET
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PARAMUS, N.J. -- About the only thing that went wrong for Hunter Mahan at The Barclays was when the trophy broke. All he had to show for perhaps the biggest win of his career was a large wreath of roses.

"Am I supposed to put this on, Kentucky Derby style?" he said.

That would have been fitting. The closing stretch was exactly what he needed Sunday.

Mahan pulled away with three straight birdies, sealing the victory with a 20-foot putt down the slope on the par-5 17th. That ...

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