Baylor School grad Keith Mitchell wins Honda Classic for first PGA Tour victory

Chattanooga native breaks through with one-stroke triumph

Keith Mitchell holds up his trophy after winning the Honda Classic on Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
photo Keith Mitchell celebrates as he sinks his putt on the 18th hole to win the Honda Classic on Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Mitchell, a Chattanooga native who played for Baylor School and the University of Georgia, earned his first PGA Tour victory, holding off Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka for a one-stroke win.

photo Keith Mitchell fist-bumps a group of children as he heads to the 10th tee during the final round of the Honda Classic on Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

photo Keith Mitchell, right, celebrates with his caddie, Pete Persolija, after making a birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Honda Classic on Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.