Feb 23, 2012; Marana, AZ, USA; Tiger Woods reacts after his tee shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship at Ritz-Carlton GC. (Credit: Allan Henry-US PRESSWIRE)
Bethesda, MD (Sports Network) - Tiger Woods closed with a 2-under 69 on Sunday to earn a 2-stroke win at the AT&T National.
Woods finished at 8-under-par 276 at Congressional Country Club.
The victory was the 74th on the PGA Tour for Woods, moving him into second place one ahead of Jack Nicklaus. Woods moves within eight victories of all- time wins leader Sam Snead.
The win was the third of the season for Woods. He also won at Bay Hill and Muirfield Village.
Bo Van Pelt battled Woods tooth and nail throughout the final round, but bogeyed the final three holes to end two back at minus-6 after an even-par 71 in the final-round.
Adam Scott matched the low round of the day with his 4-under 67. He took third place at 5-under-par 279.
Robert Garrigus (70), Jhonattan Vegas (71), Billy Hurley III (72) and Seung- Yul Noh (73) shared fourth place at minus-4.
Third-round leader Brendon de Jonge struggled to a 6-over 77. He failed to make a birdie in the final round. He tied for 11th at 1-under-par 283.
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