Snedeker relieved to get the job done
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Brandt Snedeker was delighted to finally get over the line with victory in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Sunday.
The 32-year-old has been in stunning form in the early part of the season and has already finished as runner-up to Tiger Woods in the Farmers Insurance Open and Phil Mickelson at the Phoenix Open.
But he was able to go one better at the weekend, with a final-round 65 seeing him finish on 19-under par to land the spoils by two shots from Chris Kirk.
Kevin Stadler, Jimmy Walker and James Hahn shared third place on -14, while Jason Day's 67 gave him outright possession of sixth place on 13-under par.
Snedeker, who also finished third in the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, has now risen to fourth in the world rankings, and the Nashville resident admitted that coming so close in recent weeks had spurred him on to get another win on his CV.
"Feels great to finish one," he told the PGA Tour's official website."The last two weeks, playing great but running into two Hall of Farmers really motivated me to go out and prove that I can play good and handle the lead.
"I love being in this position and today was a lot of fun."