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Monday 9th October 2017

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FOLLOW US HOME 9.10.2017 | SUBSCRIBE HERE STEELE REPEATS AT SAFEWAY OPEN He birdied the 18th to seal the victory BRENDAN STEELE rendan Steele is getting accustomed to fast starts and he likes it. Steele won the PGA TOUR's season-opening Safeway Open for the second straight year, closing with a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Tony Finau. "I'm getting pretty spoiled winning the first event of the year twice," said Steele, the 34-year-old from the Southern California mountain town of Idyllwild. "This place is so great to me. I feel so comfortable here and it's been a great run." Phil Mickelson and Chesson Hadley finished three shots behind. Steele finished at 14-under 273 for his third PGA TOUR title. He's 33 under in his past eight rounds at the event. Steele also won the 2011 Valero Texas Open. Two strokes behind surprising leader Tyler Duncan entering the day at Silverado Resort and Spa, Steele birdied the par-5 B Steele won the PGA TOUR's season-opening Safeway Open for the second straight year, closing with a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Tony Finau.

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