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By : BGA Proshop
Daniel Berger wins the AT&T Pebble Beach with a clutch eagle on the 18th hole.
It was the second straight Sunday that Jordan Spieth began the day in the lead but an inconsistent round cost him victory. Spieth went from a two shot lead to a three-shot deficit in six holes.
Berger on the other hand got off to a brilliant start making eagle on his second hole, which gave him a share of the lead and then backing it up with another birdie on his 3rd. He went out in a 3 under 33 and came home 4 under 32 but it was his second eagle of the day which sealed victory.
"That was the best putt I've ever hit in my life," Berger said after holing the 30 foot putt on the last.
It was another tough day for Nate Lashley who had share of the lead at the turn and then the solo lead on his 11th but it all became unstuck for him on the 16th hole.
After hitting it through the green on the 16th he pitched it to 12 feet and missed his par putt. He then missed his next two putts from 3 foot all but sending him out of contention.
“I’ve been in this situation before, coming down the last hole, having to hit a good shot,” Berger said. “Sometimes it goes your way, sometimes it doesn't, but you really have to be bold, and I feel like did I that today.
“I think the biggest thing is playing fearlessly. You can step up there and be concerned with all the different outcomes and all the different places that ball can go, but in the end it's just golf, it's just a golf shot and if you can step up there and kind of free your mind and be fearless, then you have such a better opportunity to hit a good shot.”