Southampton, Bermuda (SportsNetwork.com) - Propelled by an eagle at the par-5
17th, Masters champion Adam Scott rallied to overtake Justin Rose on Wednesday
and win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by two strokes.
In addition to his go-ahead eagle on No. 17, Scott carded five birdies during
his bogey-free, 7-under 64 at Port Royal Golf Course to overcome a 3-shot
overnight deficit. The Australian finished 36 holes at 8-under-par 134 in his
first appearance at the event, which brings together the year's four major
Rose held a 4-stroke lead through seven second-round holes, but the U.S. Open
winner managed a pair of bogeys and nine pars the rest of the way en route to
a 69 and a runner-up result at 6-under.
PGA Champion Jason Dufner shot 70 and placed third at 3-under, while defending
champion Padraig Harrington (71) finished last at 3-over 145. Harrington
replaced Phil Mickelson in the field after the British Open champion withdrew
due to a scheduling conflict.
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