Adam Scott buried a 49-foot, uphill birdie putt on the 18th green to end a three-hole playoff and defeat Ryan Moore at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship.
Scott hit his drive into a fairway bunker on the final hole, then watched as his approach failed to reach the top tier of the final green before backtracking down the slope. Turns out, it didn't matter.
Scott holed the 49-footer, then watched Moore lip out a 16-foot birdie try from the fringe to seal Scott's first victory on the PGA Tour since the 2007 Houston Open. As Scott's winning putt approached the cup, the No. 10 player in the world golf rankings lifted his left putter in anticipation of a birdie, then offered a right fist pump after the ball disappeared.
"Obviously, I found my range," said a smiling Scott after dropping the winning putt. "I had been hitting it too close earlier (during the playoff)."
_ Jimmy Burch