Posted February 09, 2013 on
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Brandt Snedeker had his ninth consecutive round in the 60s. One more and he might really have reason to celebrate.
Coming off consecutive runner-up finishes to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, Snedeker ran off four straight birdies along the prettiest part of Pebble Beach and wound up tied for the lead with 31-year-old rookie James Hahn in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
They were at 12-under 202.
For all the celebrity antics that are part of the Saturday show at Pebble, the lasting image was Mickelson taking a spill on the rocks. He went looking for a tee shot near the ocean on the par-5 18th when his right foot gave way and he landed hard on a rock. He made triple bogey to fall out of contention.
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Brandt Snedeker goes into the weekend at Pebble Beach with another chance to win, this time without golf's biggest stars in his way.
Snedeker played bogey-free at tough Spyglass Hill on Friday for a 4-under 68, giving him a share of the lead with Ted Potter Jr. in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Hunter Mahan was among those one shot behind. With one more round before everyone...
Brandt Snedeker didn't have to take a back seat to anyone at Pebble Beach.
A runner-up to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson each of the past two weeks, Snedeker finished off a record performance Sunday with a 7-under-par 65 for a two-shot victory over Chris Kirk in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Snedeker holed a 10-foot birdie on the 17th hole, and then tapped in for par to...
Brandt Snedeker's incredible start to the 2013 PGA Tour season continued with a victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He shot 19-under-par 267 (66-68-68-65) to win by two shots.
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Snedeker, the reigning FedEx Cup champion, moved to No. 4 in the Official World Golf Ranking...
Brandt Snedeker finished off a commanding performance Sunday with a 7-under 65 for a two-shot victory over Chris Kirk in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Hardly focused on the top of the leaderboard, considering that it doesn't include his name, Phil Mickelson was asked about Brandt Snedeker, who seems to be playing beautifully at this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Conceding that he hadn't studied the scores in the two minutes since his round had finished, Mickelson shrugged and offered a diplomatic response...