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Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman survive playoff to win Zurich Classic: Results, recaps, highlights from the PGA TOUR

DraftKings Live recaps PGA TOUR golf results from the Zurich Classic.

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Below, DK Live recaps some of the most noteworthy PGA TOUR performances for The Honda Classic. To see the entire leaderboard and receive push notifications for breaking PGA TOUR news, download the DK Live app. You can also get immediate golf news by following DK Live on Twitter at @dklive.


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Round 4 Recap — Sunday

Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman win the Zurich Classic

It took an extra hole, but ultimately the Aussie tandem of Leishman and Smith ($11,100; 141.5 DKFP) emerged as the winners of the team event this week at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The South African team of Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel ($9,400; 124 DKFP) started the final round with the lead but shot a one-under round on Sunday before losing in the playoff. Oosthuizen hit his tee shot on the playoff hole way into the water, resulting in a double-bogey and setting up the Aussie victory with a par. Smith won this event before in 2017 when partnered with Jonas Blixt and now has three PGA TOUR wins. Leishman has six PGA TOUR career wins, and this is his first victory since the Farmers Insurance Open in January of 2020. — Zach Thompson

Two teams charge with five-under Final Rounds at Zurich Classic

Two pairs of players put together five-under foursome rounds on Sunday as players alternated shots in the fun-filled Final Round at TPC Louisiana. The team of Richy Werenski and Peter Uihlein ($7,100; 118.5 DKFP) moved all the way up into solo third place, which was a season-best finish for each golfer. They had six birdies and just one bogey on the round and matched the team of Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay ($11,700; 104 DKFP), who moved up to a T11 with their round of eight birdies, a bogey and a double-bogey. The team of Viktor Hovland and Kris Ventura went the other direction, shooting a six-over that dropped them into a T25. — Zach Thompson


Round 3 Recap — Saturday

Louis Oosthuizen-Charl Schwartzel take one-shot lead heading into final round of Zurich Classic

Oosthuizen and Schwartzel ($9,400; 119.5) moved up four spots to the top of the leaderboard thanks to a nine-under 63 in Saturday’s third round at the Zurich Classic. The pair hold a one-shot lead over two groups tied in second, including Tony Finau and Cameron Champ ($10,700; 102.5 DKFP). It was Oosthuizen who pushed them across the finish line, closing with three birdies in the final three holes to receive a bonus. Speaking of which, the pair enjoyed their second bogey-free round of the tournament so far. Schwartzel is just one percent owned in the $600K Resurgence, while Oosthuizen was a bit more popular at 6.1%. The pair go off at 1:55 p.m. ET on Sunday as they try to capture the title. — Kenny Ducey

Six teams fire nine-under 63s on Saturday at Zurich Classic

With all the teams playing best ball Saturday at TPC Louisiana, we saw some very low numbers. Six duos shot nine-under 63s, including the pairing of Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel ($9,400; 119.50 DKFP), who are the current leaders at 19 strokes under par. Also among those teams that carded 63s Saturday was Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith ($11,100; 113 DKFP), who are second on the leaderboard, trailing Oosthuizen and Schwartzel by one shot. These two squads carry the top odds to win the Zurich Classic heading into the final round Sunday, with Ossthuzien and Schwartzel at +275 and Leishman and Smith at +300 on DraftKings Sportsbook. — Alex Hunter


Round 2 Recap — Friday

Tony Finau and Cameron Champ move into tie for first at Zurich Classic

For the first time ever, DraftKings has provided fantasy contests for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. It’s a format that features teams of two, so rostering either player from a pairing would reward DFS players with the score from that group. The team of Victor Hovland and Kris Ventura ($9,700) jumped out to the lead after the first round, but they have some company at the top of the leaderboard after round two. The team of Tony Finau and Cameron Champ ($10,700) shot a score of four-under-par on Friday — tied for the best mark on the course — which vaulted them into a tie for first. They are now the favorites to win the event at +250 on DraftKings Sportsbook, but Hovland and Ventura aren’t far behind at +350. — Matt LaMarca

Collin Morikawa and Matthew Wolff miss the cut at Zurich Classic

As two of the best young talents on the PGA TOUR, there were big expectations for team Morikawa and Wolff ($11,300) this week, but the tandem really struggled in the first two rounds of this team-formatted event, finishing three strokes over par. With the cut line being at six-under-par, Morikawa and Wolff will be sent home early with one of the worst scores of the entire Zurich Classic. Another notable missed cut at TPC Louisiana was Matthew NeSmith and Chase Seiffert ($7,500). This squad was one of the most popular picks of the week, with a 17.81% ownership level in DraftKings’ $200K Resurgence tournament, which was the third-highest in the GPP. — Alex Hunter


Round 1 Recap — Thursday

Viktor Hovland-Kristoffer Ventura grab share of lead after one round at Zurich Classic

Hovland-Ventura ($9,700; 70 DKFP) got off to a fast start at the Zurich Classic, shooting a collective 10-under 62 during the first round in New Orleans. The pair piled up 10 birdies over their bogey-free round and earned the bonus for a birdie streak in the process. In a twist, it was Ventura who was credited as coming through for the squad with seven of the 10 birdies. Those two are tied with Brice Garnett-Scott Stallings ($6,800; 70 DKFP), who also collected 10 birdies over a bogey-free round. Billy Horschel-Sam Burns ($10,500; 55.5 DKFP) are one of six groups that sit just one shot back heading into Friday. — Kenny Ducey

John Rahm-Ryan Palmer and Jason Kokrak-Pat Perez all knotted up at Zurich Classic

Rahm-Palmer ($11,500; 37 DKFP) notched an eagle on hole 2 then birdied hole 8 Thursday. On the back nine of the first round, they birdied four holes and finished the round -7, which has them tied for 16th place. Also in T16 at -7 through the first round is Kokrak-Perez ($8,300; 34.50 DKFP). They birdied four holes on the front nine, then added three on the back nine. DraftKings Sportsbook has Rahm-Palmer at +900 to win it all while Kokrak-Perez are at +5000. — Stan Son


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