Farmers Insurance Open: Justin Rose holds on for win

first_imgJustin Rose held on for a win at the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday.The 38-year-old entered the round atop the leaderboard and shot a 3-under 69 to pick up the victory in San Diego, California. He finished with a tournament total of 21 under. Adam Scott placed second (19 under) while Hideki Matsuyama and Talor Gooch finished tied for third (16 under).What a way to finish! 🏆@JustinRose99 has won the @FarmersInsOpen. #LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/eONH5iybFD— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 27, 2019Rose, the No. 1 player in the World Golf Ranking, struggled to open his round Sunday, bogeyed three of his first five holes. But, he recovered with birdies on the par-4 7th and par-5 9th holes before adding three more on the back nine to secure his first PGA Tour win since May 2018. Related News Farmers Insurance Open: Justin Rose ties 54-hole record to take lead into final round Embracing the pressure.@JustinRose99 with another birdie.He leads by 3 with 2 holes to play.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/5AIhNtYLaI— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 27, 2019Tiger Woods registered a 5-under 67 in his final round and finished in a tie for 20th place at 10 under. He tallied six birdies and one bogey.Back-to-back birdies for @TigerWoods.#QuickHits pic.twitter.com/O6JKgfEKLZ— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 27, 2019Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm all ended the Farmers Insurance Open in a tie for fifth (14 under). Billy Horschel was one stroke behind and recorded an eighth-place finish.last_img read more