Harold Varner III tees off on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Julio Cortez
May 25, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Byron Smith won the Rex Hospital Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 5-under 66 for a four-stroke victory

The 33-year-old former Pepperdine player finished at 16-under 268 at TPC Wakefield Plantation and earned $112,500 to increase his season total to $139,061.

Smith bogeyed the par-4 18th after birdieing Nos. 11, 12, 14 and 15 and parring Nos. 16-17. He shot a 63 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Hunter Haas and Harold Varner III.

Varner finished with a 70 to tie for second with Australia's Scott Gardner at 12 under. Gardner shot 69.

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