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Golfers must contend with challenging weather conditions at Torrey Pines

Golfers must contend with challenging weather conditions at Torrey Pines

A witches brew of weather — to borrow from Shakespeare — turned a golf endeavor into "double, double, toil and trouble" Sunday at a PGA Tour event.

Stranger still, the wet, blustery, tree-bending scene was San Diego and the Torrey Pines South Course, not Scotland and the more spacious and forgiving St. Andrews.

It was largely futile, this task of landing wind-blown, wet golf balls on Torrey's narrow fairways and making a good score.

The one exception was Brandt Snedeker, a Tennessean with a scrambler's game. The only golfer to break par Sunday in the fourth round of the Farmers Insurance Open, he shot a 69 at the South course before...

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