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Toru Taniguchi drained a dramatic eagle on the last hole to come from behind and successfully defend his title at the Bridgestone Open on Sunday.

The 44-year-old started the day one shot behind fellow veteran Hiroyuki Fujita and South Korea’s Lee Dong Hwan, but a final-round 66 at the par-71 Sodegaura Country Club was enough to give Taniguchi a one-shot victory and his second title of the season.

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