Tour Tracker: Stallings wins Farmers Insurance Open

Scott Stallings fired a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the Farmers Insurance Open by a shot.

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Scott Stallings used four back-nine birdies to seemingly come out of nowhere to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South on Sunday in San Diego, Calif.

It is the third career PGA Tour victory for Stallings, who secures a trip to Augusta National as well.

The final nine holes featured numerous lead changes, including a six-way tie for the lead at one point.

Here's how it all unfolded on Sunday afternoon:

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Update No. 29: 6:41 p.m. EST

Marc Leishman came up 2 feet short of forcing a playoff, with his third shot spinning back just left of the hole, handing the title to Scott Stallings.

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Update No. 28: 6:24 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland sends his tee ball on No. 17 into the hazard on the left, takes a drop and then three-putts for a double bogey to fall back to 6 under.

Marc Leishman will need to eagle No. 18 to tie Scott Stallings.

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Update No. 27: 6:09 p.m. EST

Scott Stallings fires a 4-under 68 behind four back-nine birdies and takes the outright lead at 9 under, with Gary Woodland, Pat Perez and Marc Leishman the only ones with a realistic shot at catching him.

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Update No. 26: 6:04 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland two-putts the par-3 16th, making a 5-footer to save par and remains at 8 under, tied with four others for the lead.

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Update No. 25: 6:02 p.m. EST

Pat Perez misses an opportunity on No. 17, narrowly missing a left-to-right birdie putt and remains one off the lead with the par-5 18th ahead of him.

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Update No. 24: 5:50 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland misses a golden opportunity on No. 15, missing a 12-footer for birdie and remains at 8 under, while Scott Stallings saves par on No. 17 with an 8-footer for par.

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Update No. 23: 5:38 p.m. EST

Jason Day and Graham DeLaet grab a share of the clubhouse lead with birdies at No. 18 to move to 8 under with K.J. Choi.

Gary Woodland, Scott Stallings and Pat Perez are all at 8 under as well.

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Update No. 22: 5:34 p.m. EST

And back to a tie for the lead, as Scott Stallings drops a shot on No. 16 after failing to two-putt from 70 feet, moving back to 8 under with Woodland, Pat Perez and K.J. Choi.

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Update No. 21: 5:32 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland drops a shot at No. 14 after finding a greenside bunker with his approach, moving back to 8 under and one behind Scott Stallings.

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Update No. 20: 5:22 p.m. EST

Scott Stallings makes a 20-footer to save par on No. 15 to remain tied for the lead at 9 under.

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Update No. 19: 5:16 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland makes a 6-footer for birdie on No. 13 to move into a tie for the lead with Scott Stallings at 9 under.

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Update No. 18: 5:14 p.m. EST

Billy Horschel isn't in contention, but managed to finish his round with an outstanding hole-out for eagle on No. 18. Take a look:

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Update No. 17: 5:02 p.m. EST

Scott Stallings makes it back-to-back birdies with a 10-footer on No. 14 to take the outright lead at 9 under.

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Update No. 16: 4:51 p.m. EST

With a birdie on No. 13, Scott Stallings has made it a five-way tie for the lead again after Pat Perez bogeyed No. 12 to fall out of the lead.

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Update No. 15: 4:39 p.m. EST

Gary Woodland's putter doing some work right now, as he makes a 12-footer to save par on No. 11 after finding the bunker off the tee. He remains tied for lead at 8 under.

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Update No. 14: 4:28 p.m. EST

Jason Day joins the leaders with a birdie at No. 14 after an outstanding approach to 4 feet, creating a five-way tie for the lead.

Gary Woodland completes an incredible up-and-down on No. 10, sending a chip shot about 15 feet past the hole and then draining the right-to-left putt to remain at 8 under and tied for the lead. His approach shot was nearly 40 yards right of the green, glaring at the gallery as soon as he made contact.

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Update No. 13: 4:12 p.m. EST

K.J. Choi birdies the 18th after an incredible third shot spun back to about 3 feet above the hole, posting a 6-under 66 and is in the clubhouse at 8 under, currently tied for the lead.

Moments later, Gary Woodland birdies No. 9 to move to 8 under, joining Choi, Pat Perez and Marc Leishman.

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Update No. 12: 3:58 p.m. EST

Don't look know, but Jason Day is making a quiet move up the leaderboard, now sitting just a shot off the lead.

But he's chasing a new co-leader in Pat Perez, who birdies No. 9 to move to 8 under with Marc Leishman.

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Update No. 11: 3:41 p.m. EST

Jordan Spieth misses a 5-footer for par on No. 6 and drops back to 7 under, as does Gary Woodland, leaving Marc Leishman and K.J. Choi tied for the lead at 8 under.

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Update No. 10: 3:13 p.m. EST

K.J. Choi is the hottest golfer on the course today, moving to 6 under on his round through 14 holes and joins Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland in the lead at 8 under.

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Update No. 9: 3 p.m. EST

Jordan Spieth is chasing his second PGA Tour victory at the age of 20. Putts like this will help get it done:

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Update No. 8: 2:45 p.m. EST

Graham DeLaet picks up his first bogey of the day at No. 7, falling out of the lead and now trails Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland by a stroke.

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Update No. 7: 2:37 p.m. EST

Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland manage to overcome poor tee shots on No. 4 to save par, while Marc Leishman drops a shot after failing to get up-and-down from the front of the green. Spieth and Woodland remain tied for the lead with Graham DeLaet, while Leishman is one back with Ryo Ishikawa, Erik Compton and Russell Knox.

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Update No. 6: 2:21 p.m. EST

There is now a four-way tie for the lead at 8 under after Graham DeLaet drops a 20-foot eagle putt on No. 6 to join Marc Leishman, Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland atop the leaderboard.

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Update No. 5: 2:11 p.m. EST

Jordan Spieth reclaims a share of the lead despite finding the wrong tier of the green at the par-3 third hole, rolling it true up the slope and in for a birdie. Spieth is back to 8 under for the first time since his 11th hole yesterday, tied for the lead with Marc Leishman and Gary Woodland.

Charley Hoffman birdies again at No. 9 as he makes the turn in 31, and is one shot back of the co-leaders at 7 under alongside Trevor Immelman and Ryo Ishikawa.

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Update No. 4: 2:02 p.m. EST

Marc Leishman birdies the second hole to break away from the pack of co-leaders and move to 8 under, while Gary Woodland quickly does the same to return to that mark. Leishman, of Australia, is chasing his first win since the 2012 Travelers Championship, while Woodland, who played collegiately at Kansas, won last year's Reno-Tahoe Open.

Ryo Ishikawa, meanwhile, moves to 7 under with birdies at Nos. 1 and 3; that's good for T-3 alongside Trevor Immelman and second-round leader Jordan Spieth.

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Update No. 3: 1:49 p.m. EST

It isn't just Charley Hoffman riding a hot shotmaker's hand into contention – Keegan Bradley birdied at No. 2 by chipping in from the back of the green to get his day going (mobile readers can view the chip-in right here), and birdied again at No. 4 to move to 6 under, god for T-5 and just one back of the co-leaders.

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Update No. 2: 1:41 p.m. EST

First a hole-in-one, now the final group starts the day with a lead change.

Gary Woodland pulls his first approach shot of the day into a bunker, then can't convert a sand save and bogeys to fall to 7 under.

Second-round leader Jordan Spieth, meanwhile, misses the fairway with his first tee shot of the day, but puts himself in position for birdie with a pin-high shot from the trampled-down rough; his putt misses and he remains 7 under, moving into a tie for the lead with both men in his group today, Woodland and Marc Leishman (who had a textbook par to start) – as well as Trevor Immelmann, who eagles No. 6 to get to 4 under for his round and 7 under for the week.

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Update No. 1: 1:29 p.m. EST

Your big mover early Sunday at Torrey Pines is Charley Hoffman – thanks to an ace at No. 3 on the South Course! The 138-yard hole-in-one came after just 7 birdies had been registered against 16 bogeys to that point, the Tour tweeted.

Back-to-back birdies at Nos. 5-6 have Hoffman 4 under for his round and rising to T-4 at 6 under, two back of leader Gary Woodland. Hoffman finished T-9 at last week's Humana Challenge after opening 64-66-66 but being overshadowed by eventual winner Patrick Reed.

Justin Leonard also is 4 under for his round, without the drama of a hole-in-one; he's T-20 at 4 under.

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Saturday's coverage

Third-round 79 sends Tiger packing at Farmers

A stretch of seven straight bogeys or double bogeys contributed to a third-round 7-over 79 and a Saturday exit for Tiger Woods at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Mickelson WDs from Farmers with back pain

For just the second time in 12 years and the fifth time since 1991 at the Farmers Insurance Open, they will hold weekend festivities without Phil Mickelson. Late Friday night, some five hours after Mickelson had completed 36 holes at 2 under, he withdrew, citing nagging back discomfort.

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Friday's coverage

5 Things: J. Spieth leads; T. Woods survives; more

On a day when a 20-year-old kid took a 38-year-old Hall of Fame talent to school, the Farmers Insurance Open came into focus as young Jordan Spieth put on an absolute ball-striking clinic to post a 9-under 63 while playing the North Course alongside Tiger Woods.

Tour Tracker: J. Spieth charges to lead; P. Mickelson makes cut

Tiger Woods finished his day nine shots off of the lead after following his opening-round, even-par 72 with a 1-under 71 on Torrey Pines' North course at the Farmers Insurance Open. Playing alongside Woods, Jordan Spieth moved to the top of the leaderboard – passing first-round leader Stewart Cink with a 63 as Phil Mickelson played through pain.

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Thursday coverage

5 Things: S. Cink leads; Perez, locals shine; T. Woods 8 back; more

Stewart Cink might have the first-round lead after carding an 8-under 64 on the easier of Torrey Pines two courses Thursday, but a proper assessment can't be made until after two rounds are in the books at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Hurt back has P. Mickelson's status at Farmers in question

It was a beautiful day for a walk – and that’s exactly what Phil Mickelson chose to do after hitting his tee shot on the par-4 second hole in Thursday’s first round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

T. Woods cards 72 as S. Cink leads at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods' first round of 2014 was a bit of a struggle. Woods missed fairways and greens, and struggled with his speed on the greens as he shot an even-par 72 Thursday on a South course at Torrey Pines that was nearly four shots tougher than the North course. He's eight shots back of Stewart Cink, who leads the Farmers Insurance Open after an 8-under 64 on the North course.

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Pre-tournament coverage

Woods, Mickelson diverge at Torrey Pines' South Course

One man’s playground is another’s thorn bush when Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson come to Torrey Pines’ South Course.

Phil Mickelson isn't lacking for confidence heading into Farmers

If you’re a Phil Mickelson fan and approach 2014 with anxiety, thinking the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 represents his best (and perhaps last) chance to secure the career Grand Slam, breathe easy. Lefty’s got you covered with an abundance of confidence.

Experts' picks: Farmers Insurance Open

So this won't come as a surprise, but Tiger Woods is an overwhelming favorite this week at the Farmers Insurance Open. Our experts also seem to be enamored with Nick Watney this week, who has shown flashes of his old brilliance in recent months.

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