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Kirk Triplett wins playoff for 3rd Pebble Beach senior title

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Triplett won the Pure Insurance Championship for the third time Sunday at Pebble Beach, beating Billy Andrade with an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff. The 57-year-old Triplett also won the PGA Tour Champions event in 2012 and 2013. He has eight senior victories, also winning a playoff in March in the Hoag Classic down the coast in Newport
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Memorable shots at No. 17 for US Open at Pebble Beach

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Here’s a look at three memorable shots from the par-3 17th hole at Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open. PLAYER: Gary Woodland YEAR: 2019 THE SHOT: Woodland chips a shot from 90 feet away on the edge of the green that checked about 12 feet from the hole and trickled out to tap-in range for par. THE SIGNIFICANCE: Brooks Koepka was only two shots
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Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble

[ad_1] PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach.Gary Woodland held it together Saturday with bold plays and two unlikely pars for a 2-under 69, giving him a one-shot lead over Justin Rose and his first appearance in the final group of a major.Lurking is Brooks Koepka, who played bogey-free for a 68 to give himself