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J.B. Holmes, more than 2 years after brain surgery, a winner again on PGA Tour.

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    J.B. Holmes hits his approach shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)The Associated Press

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    Martin Flores watches his shot from a sand trap on the fourth hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Phil Mickelson watches his putt on the second hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

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    Rory McIlroy, of Ireland, watches his approach shot on the first hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)The Associated Press

More than two years after going through brain surgery, J.B. Holmes is a winner again on the PGA Tour.

Holmes rolled in a 3-foot bogey putt on the final hole at Quail Hollow for a 1-under 71 and a one-shot victory over Jim Furyk in the Wells Fargo Championship. Furyk had finished his Sunday-best 65 some two hours earlier.

It was a remarkable turnaround for Holmes, who won for the third time in his career. He had brain surgery twice in 2011. He hurt his elbow trying to return too quickly, and had surgery on that only after being sidelined with a broken ankle.

The victory gets him into The Players Championship next week, and the PGA Championship in his home state of Kentucky in August.