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Brandt Snedeker backs up his hot play with a win at Pebble Beach

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    Brandt Snedeker, second from right, follows his shot from the fairway up to the fourth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links as playing partner Toby S. Wilt, right, watches during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)The Associated Press

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    Chris Kirk, foreground, follows his shot from the fairway up to the fourth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)The Associated Press

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    Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander hits out of a bunker onto the second green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)The Associated Press

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    Fans above the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links watch the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)The Associated Press

Brandt Snedeker didn't have to take a back seat to anyone at Pebble Beach.

A runner-up to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson the last two weeks, Snedeker finished off a command performance Sunday with a 7-under 65 for a two-shot victory over Chris Kirk in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Snedeker tapped in for par on the 18th hole to finish at 19-under 267, setting the tournament record at Pebble Beach.

In five starts this year, Snedeker already has a win, two second-place finishes and a third. The win takes him to a career-best No. 4 in the world.

Kirk closed with a 64, though he never got closer than two shots. James Hahn, tied with Snedeker to start the final round, had a 68 and tied for third.