14 Feb '11, 1am

Golf: Points wins PGA Pebble Beach National Pro-Am title: PEBBLE BEACH, California: Comic actor Bill Murray of

Golf: Points wins PGA Pebble Beach National Pro-Am title: PEBBLE BEACH, California: Comic actor Bill Murray of

PEBBLE BEACH, California: Comic actor Bill Murray of "Caddyshack" fame and US veteran pro D.A. Points won long-sought breakthrough titles at the PGA Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Sunday. Points eagled the par-5 14th to seize the lead for good and followed with a birdie at 15 on his way to a final-round five-under par 67 that gave him a two-stroke victory over Hunter Mahan for his first PGA title. "Pebble Beach may be the most iconic place in America to play golf and to win here is just a dream come true," Points said. Murray, a 60-year-old actor known to golf fans for his role as Carl Spackler in the 1980 golf comedy, tried to claim the crystal pro-am winner's trophy for years but was never better than fourth until Sunday's two-shot triumph. "I feel better than all the others. Which is nice," Murray said. "I knew D.A. would win if I could go all week without asking him w...

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