Scott beats Dufner for Colonial

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Updated: May 26, 2014

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Adam Scott birdied the third playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Jason Dufner and win the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.

Dufner closed with a 4-under 66 to get in at 9-under-par 271. Two groups later, Scott also shot 66 to join Dufner at minus-9.

Nicholas Thompson (66) and Freddie Jacobson (67) shared third at minus-8.

Third-round leader David Toms closed with an even-par 70, and he dropped into a tie for fifth at 7-under-par 273. He was joined there by John Senden (68), Ryan Palmer (67), Brendon Todd (68) and David Lingmerth (66).