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By JP Raineri
Sports Editor 

Farmers Insurance open taken by Rose, local golfers come up short


Last updated 1/31/2019 at 6:36pm

Christian Deleon / Farmers Insurance Open photo

South African golfer, Justin Rose, became one of seven golfers to eclipse $50 million in career PGA TOUR winnings with his victory at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines last weekend.

Justin Rose, the popular South African PGA golfer, shot his second straight 3-under 69 last weekend at the 2019 Farmers Insurance Open, to win by three over Adam Scott (who shot 65-68 on the weekend). After leading by three going into the day, Rose made three bogeys in his first five holes, and Scott, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy, who all trailed him at the start of the day, suddenly had hope. But the bogey at No. 5 would be his last mistake of the day, and Rose shut down the tournament with his last full swing of the day.

In winning his 10th PGA TOUR title, Rose earned a winner's prize of $1...

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