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Lam a pro champ after 9 years

By: - Reporter / @MusongINQ
/ 05:08 AM October 27, 2018

Lam: Breakthrough win

TARLAC—James Ryan Lam closed out with a four-under-par 68 and broke through as a pro on Friday by ruling the $100,000-Central Azucarera de Tarlac Open at Luisita by four shots to end a nine-year wait for a championship.

Counting earlier rounds of 70, 69 and 67, the 30-year-old Lam tallied a 72-hole 274 to beat American Josh Salah by four and compatriot Jobim Carlos by five over the Robert Trent Jones-designed gem north of Manila.

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“I just tried to stay out of trouble,” Lam said after dropping just one shot in the final round—just his seventh for the week—to pocket the $17,500 top purse.  “That was the game plan.”

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