Patrick Cantelay and Xander Shaveli beat Sam Burns and Billy Horschel by two points to win the Zurich Classic.

Avondale, Los Angeles – Patrick Cantlie and Xander Shaveli outpaced Sam Burns and Billy Hurschel by two strokes Sunday in a record victory at the Zurich Classic in New Orleans.

Cantlay and Shaveli closed in with a 72nd tie in the final round alternately to finish at 29 under 259 at TPC Louisiana. They broke the championship record of under 27 set by Kevin Kesner-Scott Brown and Jonas Blixt-Cameron Smith in 2017, the first year the tournament was held as a team event.

Cantlay and Shaveli opened with a record 59 in the best game on Thursday, and started Sunday in the under-29 after breaking the 54-hole record from the 23-under.

Burns, a local favorite and an LSU alumnus, pulled Horschel inside one after he did bird work in the eighth, tenth and eleventh holes. But Burns’ shot in a par-4 16 short, found water and a ghost in the par-3 17 left three behind. They shot 68.

Doc Redman and Sam Ryder are third at 24 years old after 67 years old.

Cantlay, FedExCup title holder and best player on the PGA Tour, won his seventh and first Tour title since the Tour Championships in September. The second was last week at RBC Heritage.

Shaveli won for the fifth time. He last won the 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions.

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