Result: Matt Jones wins Houston Open in fairytale fashion

Matt Kuchar plays his second shot on the second hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on September 2, 2013
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Australian rookie Matt Jones holes a pitch shot to win the Houston Open after a dramatic playoff with Matt Kuchar.

Australian rookie Matt Jones holed a pitch shot to win the Houston Open after a dramatic playoff with Matt Kuchar.

The 33-year-old chipped in off the green to earn his maiden win on the PGA tour in fairytale fashion, having already sunk a 45-foot birdie to bring the encounter into a playoff after Kuchar bogeyed the 18th.

The American, who began the final round in Texas with a six-shot lead over Jones, finished up on -15 with the Aussie, two strokes ahead of Spaniard Sergio Garcia.

As a result of the win, Jones earned qualification into his first ever Masters tournament at Augusta next week.

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