Safeway Open: Brendan Steele wins as Paul Casey ties for third

Brendan Steele
Steele led after 54 holes last year but eventually finished joint 17th
Safeway Open final round leaderboard
-18 B Steele (US); -17 P Kizzire (US) -16 M Kim, J Wagner, S Piercy (US) P Casey (GB); -15 K Na (US)
Selected others: -14 M Laird (Sco), P Mickelson (US)
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England's Paul Casey claimed his fourth successive top-four finish without victory as American Brendan Steele won the Safeway Open in California.

Steele, 33, finished on 18 under par thanks to a seven-under 65, birdying the last three holes to beat overnight leader Patton Kizzire by a stroke.

Casey, 39, tied for third on 16 under with Americans Michael Kim, Johnson Wagner and Scott Piercy.

Scotland's Martin Laird and American Phil Mickelson finished on 14 under.

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