Steele shows metal in Safeway Open victory: in the bag

American Brendan Steele wins Safeway Open for second year running with closing 69.

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American Brendan Steele won the Safeway Open for the second year running with a two-shot victory yesterday.

The 34-year-old posted five birdies in his opening 14 holes en route to a closing 69, three under.

''I'm getting pretty spoiled winning the first event of the year twice,'' said Steele. ''This place is so great to me. I feel so comfortable here and it's been a great run.''


-15 B Steele (US);
-13 T Finau (US);
-12 P Mickelson (US), C Hadley (US);
-11 G DeLaet (Can), T Duncan (US);
-10 A Landry (US); B Cauley (US)


In the bag

Driver: TaylorMade M2 2017 (Aldila Rogue Black 70 TX), 9.5 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade M2 2017, 16.5 degrees

Irons (3): Callaway Apex UT; (4): Wilson FG Tour V4; (5-PW): Wilson FG Tour 100

Wedges: Wilson FG Tour PMP (50 degrees); Titleist Vokey SM6 (58, 60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Futura X7

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x