Cocha wins by 2 in Mexico

Mazatlan, Mexico ( – Tommy Cocha closed with a 3-under 69 on
Sunday and he hung on to win the Mazatlan Open.

Cocha finished his second PGA Tour Latinoamerica victory at 17-under-par 271.

The Argentine opened with four pars in a row at Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach
Resort. Cocha converted back-to-back birdies at six and seven to move to

Cocha followed six consecutive pars by a birdie at the 14th. He tripped to a
bogey at 17, but atoned for that mistake with a birdie at the last.

Oscar David Alvarez (68) and Andres Echavarria (69) shared second place at
minus-15. Kent Bulle fired a 5-under 67 to jump into fourth place at 14-under-
par 274.

Evan Harmeling (67), Julio Zapata (68), Joel Lynn (70) and Wilson Bateman (70)
tied for fifth at minus-13.