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Scott Downs Dufner in Playoff to Win at Colonial

Scott Downs Dufner in Playoff to Win at Colonial

 Tom Pennington/Getty Images(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- Adam Scott won the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Sunday in a playoff over Jason Dufner.

Scott, who just this week became the No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, beat Dufner on the third playoff hole when he sunk a 7-foot birdie putt.

Scott and Dufner both shot 4-under 66s Sunday to finish tied at 9-under for the tournament. They both parred the first playoff hole and birdied the second before Scott won on the third hole.

The win means Scott becomes the first player ever to win the Texas Slam. To win the Slam you must win all four events in Texas. Scott won the Shell Houston Open in 2007, the HP Byron Nelson Championship in Dallas in 2008 and the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio in 2010.

"As soon as I made the decision to enter last week it was on my mind," Scott said when asked if he was thinking about winning the Texas Slam. "I thought it would be a neat thing to do. I'll take any kind of record I can get."

The win is Scott's 11th of his PGA Tour career.

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Todd Wins First PGA Tour Event

Todd Wins First PGA Tour Event

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(IRVING, Texas) -- Brendon Todd tried 76 times to finish atop the leaderboard in a PGA Tour event. On Sunday, the 28-year old picked up his first career win at the Byron Nelson Championship.

"To win out here is really special," said Todd. "I think since I became a solid college golfer I felt like I could win on the PGA tour. It's taken a little while, but now that I'm here it's a dream come true."

Todd attended the University of Georgia, and one of the perks of winning his first PGA Tournament is a spot in the 2015 Masters at Augusta National. He also earns a PGA Tour exemption through the 2015-16 season, impressive considering Todd twice had to go back to the Web.com Tour in order to regain full playing privileges.

Todd finished at 14-under for the championship, defeating Mike Weir by two strokes. Weir, the 2003 Masters champion, held the lead on the final day before a bogey on the sixth gave Todd a chance to tie him at 12-under. Todd would take the lead for good with consecutive birdies on No. 9 and 10. He finished with a bogey-free round, including a 17-foot par putt on the 17th green.

Todd is the eighth different first-time winner on tour this season. 

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Kaymer Hangs On to Win The Players Championship

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Bubba Watson Wins The 78th Masters for the Second Time

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