Ben Crane played 30 holes Sunday in winning the St. Jude Classic for his first PGA Tour title since 2011, setting off a celebration that included hugging his caddie and high-fiving a reporter. Crane also choked back some tears as he looked at text messages filling his phone.

"Oh my gosh, it just keeps going," Crane said, looking at his phone. "How many can a phone hold? This is so much fun."

Crane closed with a 3-over 73 for a one-stroke victory, going wire to wire for his fifth career win. Rain delays forced him into the marathon session Sunday at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee, finishing 12 holes in the morning in a third-round 69 to take a three-shot lead into the final round.

He two-putted for bogey on the final hole to finish at 10-under 270, days after failing to qualify for the U.S. Open. That marked a low point for the 38-year-old player who spent the past six months reworking his swing to protect his back and wondering if his career was over.

Everything clicked Thursday with an opening 63. "I did not expect the hole to open up like that and just start making putts from everywhere," Crane said.

Troy Merritt was second after a 71. Webb Simpson (65), Matt Every (70) and Carl Pettersson (69) were 8 under. Phil Mickelson, among those tuning up for the U.S. Open, tied for 11th at 6 under after a 72.


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LPGA Tour: Inbee Park won the Manulife Financial Classic in Waterloo, Ontario, for her first LPGA Tour title in more than 11 months, matching the course record with a 10-under 61 for a three-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr.

A week after losing the top spot in the world ranking to Stacy Lewis, Park finished at 23-under 261 at Grey Silo for her 10th LPGA Tour title and first since the U.S. Women's Open.

Curtis Cup: Alabama's Emma Talley wrapped up the United States' Curtis Cup victory, beating Britain and Ireland's Bronte Law 4 and 3 in the opening singles match at St. Louis Country Club. The United States won 13-7 to improve to 28-7-3 in the biennial competition.

After Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse and partner Ally McDonald halved their rain-delayed foursomes match with Stephanie Meadow and Georgia Hall, the United States needed only one point in the eight singles matches to regain the cup.

Talley was quick to provide it, finishing off Law with a two-putt par on No. 15.

Stackhouse also played singles, halving her match with Eilidh Briggs.

Champions Tour: Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk teamed to win the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf, and Jim Colbert and Jim Thorpe topped the Legends Division for players 65 and older at Top of the Rock in Ridgedale, Missouri.

Web.com Tour: New Zealand's Steven Alker won the Cleveland Open in the longest playoff in Web.com Tour history, beating South Africa's Dawie van der Walt with a birdie on the 11th extra hole at Lakewood Country Club in Westlake, Ohio.