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Golf 13.2.2017 12:06 pm

WATCH: Reaching a last-gasp play-off the Ethan Tracy way

Ethan Tracy knows how to hole them under pressure. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images.

Ethan Tracy knows how to hole them under pressure. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images.

The 27-year-old American hits a hole-in-one eagle on the last hole to eventually capture a first win on the PGA’s Web.com tour.

Ethan Tracy won the Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, holing out from 101 yards for eagle on the 18th to get into a play-off and beating Roberto Diaz with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par five on the second extra hole.

“I was just grateful to be in the playoff,” Tracy said.

“Somehow, I made a great shot, and I was fortunate that it went in. I capitalised on a good shot in the play-off with a great putt. Overall, the 18th was pretty good to me.”

Tracy also birdied the par-four 17th in a closing 6-under 65 at Bogota Country Club. Diaz, from Mexico, birdied the 16th and 18th for a 64.

They finished at 13-under 271.

“I was trying to make it,” Tracy said.

“I knew 13 was the number. I was going to get it all the way back to that pin and, if it went over, so be it. I had to give it a chance.”

Making his fourth career start on the tour, the 27-year-old former Arkansas player earned R1.7 million after missing the cuts in the tour’s opening two events in the Bahamas.

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