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From pigskin to Pebble: Fitzgerald wins pro-am

From ESPN - February 11, 2018

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and PGA Tour Pro Kevin Streelman won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am team title on Sunday with a 12-under final round, winning by seven strokes.

Fitzgerald is the first African-American amateur to win the team title portion of the tournament and, according to Cardinals media relations, just the seventh professional athlete to win and first since Dan Marino in 1988.

"It's great, but I am just hoping moving forward we do not have to talk about color anymore," he told reporters. "It's just us as one as a people. Just to be here is an accomplishment. But that's quite an accomplishment."

Fitzgerald and his friend Streelman won wire-to-wire.

"Just being completely out of my comfort zone, not being a professional, just kind of dealing with what comes," Fitzgerald said. "That's what I think made it special for me, is that this game is so difficult.

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