Brandt Snedeker beats Kyle Stanley in playoff at Torrey Pines

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In La Jolla, Calif., Brandt Snedeker beat former Clemson golfer Kyle Stanley on the second playoff hole to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.

Stanley took a three-shot lead to the 72nd hole but gave all three away with a third shot that spun back off the green and into the water hazard short of the flagstick, followed by a three-putt.

After the two players made birdies on the first playoff hole (No. 18), Snedeker, who shot 5-under-par 67 in regulation, made par on the par-3 16th. Stanley, who was looking for his first PGA Tour win, missed his par putt.

The win was the third in Snedeker's career.

 
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