FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013 file photo, Patrick Rodgers tees off on the third hole during the Walker Cup Match golf tournament held at the National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.Rodgers heads to the NCAA men's golf championships this week tie
Kathy Kmonicek, File
February 08, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Former Stanford star Patrick Rodgers won the Tour's Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first professional title, beating Steve Marino with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

The 22-year-old Rodgers birdied the final hole of regulation for a 6-under 65 and 17-under 267 total at Bogota Country Club. Marino also closed with a birdie for a 69.

They opened the playoff with pars on the par-3 12th hole, and Rodgers won on the par-4 ninth.

In the completion of the rain-delayed third round, Rodgers had a 66, and Marino shot 64.

Rodgers earned $144,000.

Andrew Yun and Chase Wright tied for second at 15 under. Yun had a 65, and Wright shot 69.

After a three-week break, the tour will return to Colombia on March 5-8 for the Karibana Championship in Cartagena.

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