vaughn taylor has only won two pga tournaments in his career... both being the reno tahoe open more than 10 years ago... but he was in contention in the final round of the pebble beach pro am... his approach on 15... plays a little croquet with the other ball on the green and comes to a stop just feet from the cup... he would birdie the hole.... now on 16... for birdie... he is putting from egypt... and this one will go to its home from 40 feet away... he would head to the clubhouse at 17 under but phil mickelson one of the best force a playoff with this short putt... and it lips out... vaughn taylor wins the pebble beach pro-am... that also qualifies him for the masters... and any other tournament he wants for the next two years. when we come back - angela will have a final look at our weather. you're watching channel 2 news - atching channel 2 news - have a final look at our weather. you're watching channel 2 news - coverage you can count on. saddle-maker, who creates the cowboy's most prized posession. that's tonight's nevada backroads. angela'
no one was talking about vaughn taylor who only found out on monday that he was in the tournament as an alternate. weather was perfect for the super bowl and the at&t. taylor who had not won into her in 11 years began the basic strokes off the lead. then he got really hot, approach to 15, taylor would make four straight birdies on the back nine, caps that one. than his 16, tailor-made the putt of the day. at this point he moved into the tournament lead by one stroke. taylor is happy about his fourth straight birdie. a few holes behind, mickelson was in contention. for birdie at 13, now he's within a stroke of the lead. taylor can just about lock up more birdie at 18. becomes that close. settles for a round of 65. then he had to wait, mickelson running out of holes, he drains this birdie to pull within a stroke. taylor can only watch the champion, then get himself in position for a birdie at 18 to pull even. make this and they are in a playoff. mickelson lips it out, vaughn taylor has his first win since the reno tahoe open in 2005, ranked 447th in the world coming in, taylor cannot o
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