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McCarron is one better than fellow Sacramento native at Pebble Beach

Sacramento native Scott McCarron – seen at the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic golf tournament on June 5, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa – won the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. He beat fellow Sacramentan Kevin Sutherland by one shot.
Sacramento native Scott McCarron – seen at the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic golf tournament on June 5, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa – won the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. He beat fellow Sacramentan Kevin Sutherland by one shot. The Associated Press

With a birdie on the final hole, Scott McCarron clinched a victory over a fellow Sacramento native.

McCarron won the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, carding a 4 on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke victory over fellow Champions Tour player Kevin Sutherland.

McCarron, 51, finished the three-course event at 10-under 278. He won twice this season on the Champions Tour.

Sutherland, 52, birdied four the last five holes for a 67.

Andrew Putnam was third at 8-under after a 65.

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