Updated: 04/28/2014 07:24 | By Agence France-Presse

Noh claims maiden US win at Zurich Classic

Noh Seung-Yul claimed his first title on the PGA Tour by firing a one-under-par 71 for a two-shot victory at the Zurich Classic on Sunday.


Noh claims maiden US win at Zurich Classic

Seung-Yul Noh celebrates after his win with the Zurich trophy during the Final Round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on April 27, 2014 in Avondale, Louisiana - by Chris Graythen

The 22-year-old South Korean finished at 19-under-par 269 to beat out Americans Andrew Svoboda and Robert Streb.

Svoboda (69) and Streb (70) closed with birdies at 18 to move into a tie for second place at 17-under, while Jeff Overton (70) finished in fourth at 16-under.

Robert Garrigus (64), Erik Compton (68) and Charley Hoffman (71) shared fifth at 14-under 274, a shot ahead of Justin Rose (68), Keegan Bradley (75) and Tommy Gainey (71) at the TPC Louisiana course.

Noh has two previous international victories, winning the Midea China Classic in 2008 and the Malaysian Open in 2010.

He used precision iron shots and clutch putting to claim the championship in New Orleans and become the fifth Korean-born player to win on the North American Tour.

After saving par on the par-three 17 he tapped in for another par on 18 and the win.

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