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Mark Anderson wins BMW Pro-Am, Web.com Tour event

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Former Gamecock and Pro-Am winner Mark Anderson holds his trophy. (Source: BMW Charity Pro-Am/Web.com Tour) Former Gamecock and Pro-Am winner Mark Anderson holds his trophy. (Source: BMW Charity Pro-Am/Web.com Tour)
GREER, SC (AP) -

Former South Carolina player Mark Anderson won the BMW Charity Pro-Am on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 at the Thornblade Club for a five-stroke victory.

The 27-year-old Anderson had a tournament-record 27-under 259 total, the third-lowest score in relation to par in tour history. He opened with a 63 at The Reserve at Lake Keowee, added a 67 at Greenville Country Club and took a one-stroke lead Saturday with a 64 at Thornblade.

Anderson earned $117,000 to jump from 133rd to ninth on the money list with $124,535.

Tom Hoge shot a 67 to finish second. Chesson Hadley, Michael Connell and Franklin Corpening tied for third at 21 under. Hadley had a 63, Connell shot 65, and Corpening closed with a 70. Hadley matched the tour record for nine holes when he went out in 8-under 27, making six birdies and an eagle.

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