Golf-Simpson tops Finau in playoff at Phoenix Open

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Webb Simpson won a sudden-death playoff against Tony Finau when he birdied the first extra hole at the Phoenix Open on Sunday.

Both players ended their final rounds at 17-under 267 at TPC Scottsdale with Simpson, who birdied the last two holes, shooting a two-under 69 and Finau a 70.

FedEx Cup leader Justin Thomas (65), two times Masters champion Bubba Watson (66) and fellow American Nate Lashley (68) shared third at 14-under. (Reporting by Gene Cherry in Raleigh, North Carolina Editing by Toby Davis)