Phoenix Open: Webb Simpson beats Tony Finau in play-off

Webb Simpson produced a stunning finish to Grab a dramatic victory over Tony Finau at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Simpson birdied his final two holes to place a two-under 69 and complete under alongside Finau, who carded a final-round 70.
The group returned to get a play-off to the 18th, in which Simpson rolled to claim a sixth PGA Tour title and first since the 2018 Players Championship.
While Jon Rahm missed the opportunity to become world after finishing at tied-ninth justin Thomas birdied four of the last six holes to post a 65 and grab a share of third spot with Nate Lashley along with Bubba Watson.
Simpson began the day off a shot off the pace but pulled flat after rolling in a six-footer in the fifth, only to miss the green off the tee and place a bogey.
Finau made a bogey and fell behind needing holing a 25-footer to save par in the tenth, at which Simpson posted a birdie to temporarily move into the lead.
The lead switched hands again if Finau followed a birdie by holing another out of the distance in the second, stay within one and with Simpson converting from eight feet in the 14th to save par.
Before the group traded two-putt pars in the iconic 16th finau overlooked a 10-foot birdie effort but saw his direct doubled when Simpson made bogey after finding water off the tee.
Simpson cut the lead after forcing the 17th green before emptying an 18-footer in the last to take the competition to holes, and two-putting from 50 feet for birdie.
Finau allowing Simpson to sneak success by holing his attempt from the side of the green and missed a 15-foot birdie effort, found the bunker off the tee at the first hole.


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