Harrington clinches victory at Hoag with impressive birdie-birdie finish after double bogey
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Padraig Harrington Secures Seventh Victory on PGA Tour Champions at Windy Newport Beach Country Club

On Sunday, Padraig Harrington claimed his seventh victory on the PGA Tour Champions at the Hoag Classic, which was held at the windy Newport Beach Country Club. Despite a double bogey on the par-4 16th hole, Harrington rallied with birdies on the final two holes to secure a one-stroke win over Thongchai Jaidee.

The 52-year-old Irishman, who is set to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in June, boasts an impressive resume that includes victories in The Open in 2007 and 2008, as well as the PGA Championship in 2008. After a wayward drive led to trouble on the 16th, Harrington recovered with a downhill 15-foot putt on the 17th and an 8-footer on the 18th to finish at 14-under 199 with a final round score of 2-under 69.

Jaidee, hailing from Thailand, also carded a 69, but fell short after a par on the 18th hole. Miguel Angel Jimenez, who played alongside Harrington and Jaidee in the final group, finished two strokes back after a final round score of

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