Brandt Snedeker now has four PGA Tour victories in which he started at least five shots out of the lead in the final round. The Farmers Insurance Open followed the script of his previous comeback except for one big difference.
Snedeker spent more time watching the weather report than the leaderboard.
Both worked in his favor.
When he finished his final round Sunday afternoon at Torrey Pines with a 3-under 69 — nearly nine shots better than the field average — he was one shot behind Jimmy Walker and tied with K.J. Choi, both on the back nine of the South Course as the wind was raging. And that play was halted for the third and final time that day, leading...