Gove wins Pebble Beach Invitational


PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Tour player Jeff Gove won the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, birdieing the final two holes for a 6-under 66 and a two-shot victory over Champions Tour players Kevin Sutherland and Duffy Waldorf.

Gove had seven birdies and a bogey at Pebble Beach to finish at 15-under 273 total.

Sutherland and Waldorf shot 67. Sutherland won in 2000 and finished third last year.

Gove broke a tie with Sutherland on the par-3 17th, hitting to 3 feet to set up a birdie. Gove hit his second shot on the par-5 18th to the back fringe, chipped to 7 feet and made the birdie putt.

Gove earned $60,000 in the $300,000 event.