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PGA Tour
$6,100,000 Waste Management Phoenix Open Field
TPC Scottsdale (Stadium Course)
Par 71 - 7216 Yards
Scottsdale, Arizona
Feb 2 - Feb 5, 2012
Blake Adams
Robert Allenby
Arjun Atwal
Aaron Baddeley
Ricky Barnes
Cameron Beckman
Matt Bettencourt
Tommy Biershenk
Kris Blanks
Jonas Blixt
Jason Bohn
Keegan Bradley
Scott Brown
Jonathan Byrd
Angel Cabrera
Mark Calcavecchia
Chad Campbell
Bud Cauley
Greg Chalmers
Kevin Chappell
Stewart Cink
Chad Collins
Chris Couch
Ben Crane
Brian Davis
Brendon de Jonge
Graham DeLaet
James Driscoll
Jason Dufner
Ken Duke
Harris English
Martin Flores
Rickie Fowler
Harrison Frazar
Tommy Gainey
Stephen Gangluff
Robert Garrigus
Bobby Gates
Brian Gay
Tom Gillis
Mathew Goggin
Paul Goydos
Bill Haas
Hunter Haas
David Hearn
J.J. Henry
Tim Herron
Charley Hoffman
J.B. Holmes
Charles Howell III
John Huh
Ryuji Imada
Trevor Immelman
Brandt Jobe
Dustin Johnson
Matt Jones
Sung-hoon Kang
Jerry Kelly
Troy Kelly
J.J. Killeen
Anthony Kim
Chris Kirk
Kevin Kisner
Jason Kokrak
Matt Kuchar
Martin Laird
Derek Lamely
Danny Lee
Marc Leishman
Justin Leonard
Spencer Levin
Davis Love III
Jamie Lovemark
Bill Lunde
Jarrod Lyle
Jeff Maggert
David Mathis
Troy Matteson
Billy Mayfair
George McNeill
John Merrick
Phil Mickelson
Bryce Molder
Ryan Moore
Kevin Na
Seung-Yul Noh
Sean O'Hair
Nick O'Hern
Arron Oberholser
Joe Ogilvie
Jeff Overton
Ryan Palmer
Rod Pampling
Pat Perez
Tom Pernice, Jr.
Kenny Perry
Carl Pettersson
Scott Piercy
D.A. Points
Ted Potter, Jr.
Ian Poulter
Jeff Quinney
Chez Reavie
John Rollins
Andres Romero
Webb Simpson
Vijay Singh
Heath Slocum
Brandt Snedeker
Kevin Stadler
Scott Stallings
Jon Stanley
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Kevin Streelman
Chris Stroud
Kevin Sutherland
Josh Teater
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
D.J. Trahan
Cameron Tringale
Bo Van Pelt
Camilo Villegas
Johnson Wagner
Jimmy Walker
Aaron Watkins
Bubba Watson
Charlie Wi
Mark Wilson *
Gary Woodland
Y.E. Yang
* - Defending Champion
The event is played annually on Super Bowl weekend so the large crowds tend to dwindle late in the final round. Those who left last year missed some extra golf, as did many others. Frost delays earlier in the week pushed the event back and forced a Monday finish. Mark Wilson and Jason Dufner were among those who returned to the TPC Scottsdale on Monday to finish their rounds. Dufner polished off a 66, while Wilson capped a 69. The duo ended at 18-under, two clear of Vijay Singh and Martin Laird. Wilson and Dufner headed to extra holes, and they matched pars on the first playoff hole. They shifted to the 10th, where Wilson closed out the event. Dufner had some 60 feet for birdie, but left that putt around six feet from the hole. Wilson rendered Dufner`s putt useless as he ran in his seven-footer for birdie. The victory was Wilson`s fourth on the PGA Tour and came a day after his beloved Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl. Wilson is one of nine former champions in the field and is one of three players competing this week who has already won this season. Reigning PGA Champion Keegan Bradley is one of 10 major champions scheduled to play. Last year`s playoff was the third in the last four years after 11 consecutive years without an extra session. Golf Channel will broadcast the first two rounds before CBS takes over on the weekend. Tiger Woods will make his first PGA Tour start of the year next week as the tour returns to California for the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. D.A. Points closed with a 67 last year to win that event, and he also won the Pro-Am portion with comedian Bill Murray. It was a Cinderella story indeed, as Murray won for the first time in his 20 years playing the event.

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