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Sweden's Jonas Blixt wins Frys.com Open

Updated: October 14, 2012, 9:18 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Jonas Blixt is a frustrated hockey player turned golfer. He's also a winner in his first season on the PGA Tour.

"I was more interested in hockey. I wanted to be a hockey player," the Swede said Sunday after his breakthrough victory in the Frys.com Open. "I never really got big enough or good enough to play. Golf kind of suited me pretty well."

Blixt was a defenseman and played hockey well into his teens.

"It's the greatest sport ever," he said. "The lockout ...

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