PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - MARCH 05: Rory Sabbatini of South Africa plays a shot on the 7th hole during the third round of The Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa on March 5, 2011 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

2011 Honda Classic: Rory Sabbatini Hangs On For Win After Dominating Lead Shrinks

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2011 Honda Classic Results: Rory Sabbatini Hangs On To Beat Y.E. Yang By One

Rory Sabbatini took a five-stroke lead into the final round of the 2011 Honda Classic, walking away with a one-stroke victory. Y.E. Yang made a late charge, scoring birdies on five Sunday holes, but came up just short.

Though the round was interrupted by a brief lightning delay at one point, Sabbatini hit a two-foot putt on hole 18 to seal up the victory. Those two things are not related, but have you ever tried to make a two-foot putt after sitting through a lightning delay? You probably have not.

Rounding out the top 10, Ricky Barnes shot 4-under; Tommy Gainey shot 3-under; Graeme McDowell, Jeff Overton, Matt Bettencourt, and Gary Woodland shot 2-under, and another small crowd came in one under par.

You can view the full Honda Classic leaderboard here. Stay tuned to this StoryStream for tee times and leaderboard updates throughout the tournament. And for all things golf, be sure to check out SB Nation’s golf blog, Waggle Room.

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