Phoenix Open (golf)

Kyle Stanley notches emotional win at Quicken Loans National

Kyle Stanley was in tears on the 18th green after he holed a 5-foot par putt to win the Quicken Loans National in a playoff over Charles Howell III. He wept again in the interview room as he spoke about the long slump between his first and second career victories and the doubts that his game would ever return.

He believed he could win again. But he never really had to think about it until midway through his round on a wild Sunday at TPC Potomac.

"There was some doubt there for a little bit. Yeah, I mean, it's no fun," Stanley said, wiping away tears. "You certainly question if you'll get back ... and have a moment like this. It makes this pretty special, for...