Wilson wins playoff in Phoenix

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 1:22 PM
Last updated 2:44 PM
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  - Mark Wilson has won the frost-delayed Phoenix Open, beating Jason Dufner on the second hole of a playoff.
Wilson made a 9-foot birdie putt Monday for his second victory in three starts this year.
He was two strokes ahead when play resumed Monday. He closed with a 2-under 69 to match Dufner at 18 under. Dufner shot a 66, birdieing Nos. 16 and 17.
Wilson opened the season with a victory in the Sony Open in a 36-hole Sunday finish. He made a 4½-foot par putt on the par-18th to extend the playoff after Dufner tapped in for par.
Delays for frost and frozen turf the first four days forced the Monday finish.

Tommy Gainey pats Mark Wilson, right, on the back on the 18th green after Gainey finished his round during the final round of the Phoenix Open PGA golf tournament, Monday, Feb. 7, 2011  AP
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Tommy Gainey pats Mark Wilson, right, on the back on the 18th green after Gainey finished his round during the final round of the Phoenix Open PGA golf tournament, Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

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