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Forsman Frets Way to Victory : Golf: In the wind and rain, a final-round 72 was good enough for a two-shot victory at Torrey Pines.

February 19, 1990|CURT HOLBREICH | TIMES STAFF WRITER

"Last year was such a humbling experience," Forsman said. "I wanted to get off to a good start in 1990. This is a big boost, mentally."

There Forsman goes again, thinking, always thinking.

Tournament Notes

Jodie Mudd had a hole-in-one on the 210-yard, 11th hole using a three-iron. He shot a 71 and finished in a tie for 37th at two-under 286. . . . Jeff Wilson, a 26-year-old rookie from Vallejo, had the day's low round with a six-under 66 and finished in tie for 19th at 283. . . . Mark Brooks, who shot a record 61 on the North Course Friday, found life on the South Course more difficult, shooting a pair of 75s and final 72 to finish at 286. . . . Rick Fehr, who shared the first-round lead with Bob Eastwood at 65, shot 71, 74, 75 on his final three rounds on the South Course and finished in a tie for 28th at 285. . . . John Huston, who shot the high round of the tournament with an 83 Saturday, came back to shoot a 68 Sunday, an improvement of 15 strokes . . . Dan Forsman's 72 was the highest final-round score by a winner here since Fuzzy Zoeller shot a 72 in 1979 . . . Forsman's four-round total of 275 was the highest winning score since Bruce Lietzke's 278 in 1981.

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