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Reno-Tahoe Open: J.J. Henry picks up first win since 2006

RENO - After six years and 178 starts, J.J. Henry is back in the winner's circle on the PGA Tour.

Henry, who last won at the 2006 Buick Open in his 177th start, scored seven points Sunday to finish with 43, one ahead of hard-charging Alexandre Rocha, who birdied his final two holes to finish with 42.

The win earned Henry $540,000, 250 FedEx Cup points and an automatic invite into this week's PGA Championship. Maybe even more important is that he earned a two-year exemption on the PGA Tour.

Andres Romero was third with 37, three ahead of John …

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