Ryan Palmer wins Web.com Tour opener in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) Ryan Armour won the Web.com Tour's season-opening Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his first victory in 217 career starts.

The 40-year-old former Ohio State player closed with a 6-under 64 for a three-stroke victory over Kyle Thompson. Armour finished at 12-under 268 at Panama Golf Club.

Thompson had a 66.

Third-round leader Curtis Thompson shot a 72 to drop into a tie with Martin Flores at 8 under.

Jonathan Byrd (65) and Austin Cook (67) followed at 7 under.

The tour will be in Bogota next week for the Club Colombia Championship. The U.S. schedule will open March 17-20 with the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

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