Ben Curtis Gets Rare Win

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SAN ANTONIO, TX (TheSpread) – Ben Curtis didn’t have a stellar round on Sunday, but he did enough to win the 2012 Valero Texas Open.

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Curtis shot an even-par 72 on Sunday to finish the tournament at -9 overall, two shots ahead of both Matt Every and John Huh. The win was the first for Curtis since 2006.

According to oddsmakers, Curtis had odds of 125/1 to win this week, which means a $100 wager on him will pay out an additional $12,500.

Brendan Steele had a strong final round, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to get to -5 for the tournament, which put him in a tie for fourth overall.

For top 5 results from the 2012 Valero Texas Open, see below

Valero Texas Open Top 5 Results

1 Ben Curtis -9 (279)

T2 Matt Every -7 (281)

T2 John Huh -7 (281)

T4 Brendan Steele -5 (283)

T4 Bob Estes -5 (283)

T4 Brian Gay -5 (283)

T4 Charlie Wi -5 (283)

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