Golf. PGA Tour – Phoenix Open: Webb Simpson defeats Tony Finau in play-off

PGA Tour – Phoenix Open – Final Result – American Webb Simpson won the Phoenix Open, counting for the American circuit PGA, after having beaten at the first play-off hole Tony Finau, Sunday during the 4th round on the Scottsdale course (Arizon

American Webb Simpson won the Phoenix Open by beating first play-off hole, Tony Finau, | REUTERS


  • American Webb Simpson won the Phoenix Open by beating first play-off hole, Tony Finau, | REUTERS

Simpson, who now has six titles on his record, had two birdies in the last two holes, before making another one in the process and finally overtaking Finau, leader since the day before. The two Americans finished their tournament with a total -17, three strokes better than a trio of Justin Thomas, Bubba Watson and Nate Lashley.“What an emotion today. Tony is a great champion, he played very well today. Going up to his height on the last two holes and making a birdie on the 18th is quite a sensation“said Simpson.

Classification after the 4th round (par 71):

1. Webb Simpson (USA) -17 (71-63-64-69) (1st play-off hole) 2. Tony Finau (USA) -17 (69-66-62-70) 3. Nate Lashley (USA) -14 (66-67-69-68). Justin Thomas (USA) -14 (68-68-69-65). Bubba Watson (USA) -14 (69-66-69-66) 6. Max Homa (USA) -13 (72-67-64-68). Scott Piercy (USA) -13 (67-65-68-71) 8. Adam Long (USA) -12 (66-68-66-72) 9. An Byeong Hun (KOR) -11 (65-66-70-72). Daniel Berger (USA) -11 (69-71-66-67). Branden Grace (RSA) -11 (67-67-70-69). Billy Horschel (USA) -11 (63-68-73-69). Mark Hubbard (USA) -11 (69-68-64-72). Jon Rahm (ESP) -11 (67-68-68-70). Hudson Swafford (USA) -11 (66-67-66-74)

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