The New York Times | 3/8/2010 12:00:00 AM
Villegas’s perfect week ends with 5-stroke win
March 8--With a dramatic flourish and a triumphant gesture, Camilo Villegas of Colombia brought his storybook week to a climactic finish Sunday, winning the Honda Classic by five strokes over Anthony Kim with a birdie on the 72nd hole that brought the huge, partisan gallery to its feet.
“It’s been a long week, man, but, man, it’s been a good one — I just loved every second of it,” Villegas said moments after he made his fifth birdie in a final-round 68 and celebrated by raising his arms. “First Nationwide Tour event in my country, and then just coming out here and taking care of business today.
“Like I said yesterday, tournaments are four rounds, and I played three pretty good ones and was lacking one. Then I did that today.”
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