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Brendan Steele overcomes a four-shot deficit to win the Safeway Open

Brendan Steele overcomes a four-shot deficit to win the Safeway Open

Brendan Steele figured out how to finish at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years. 

One year after losing a 54-hole lead with a 40 on the back nine, Steele rallied from a four-shot deficit on a rain-soaked course and closed with three straight birdies for a 7-under 65, giving him a one-shot victory over a faltering Patton Kizzire. 

“This is a little bit of redemption from last year,” Steele said. “It's nice to close it off this way.” 

It was a tough ending for Kizzire, who had a one-shot lead going into the final round and looked like a winner when he stuffed his tee shot into...

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