LA JOLLA, Calif. — Australian Jason Day parred the second hole of a four- man sudden death playoff today to win the $6.3 million Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course.
Day began the round among five golfers two shots behind co-leaders Harris English and J.B. Holmes. He earned a spot in the playoff with English, Holmes and defending champion Scott Stallings by shooting a two-under-par 70.
Day and Holmes prolonged the playoff with birdies on the par-5 18th, while English and Stallings were eliminated with pars.
The playoff then moved to the par-3 16th.
Holmes took the first shot, hitting his drive over the green. Day’s drive landed next to the pin and rolled out to 15 feet. Holmes bogeyed the hole, while Day two-putted for the par and his third victory on the PGA Tour and first since last year’s Accenture Match Play Championship.
“I’m just real proud…
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