Result: Kevin Stadler beats Bubba Watson to Phoenix Open title

Kevin Stadler wins his maiden PGA Tour title by pipping fellow American Bubba Watson to the Phoenix Open.

Kevin Stadler won his maiden PGA Tour title at the Phoenix Open, edging out fellow American Bubba Watson in Arizona.

Kevin Stadler poses with the championship trophy after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 2, 2014© Getty Images

Watson (71) had led after the first three rounds but surrendered the title by missing a five-foot putt on the final hole, which would have forced a playoff with Stadler, whose round of 68 got him to 16-under-par for the tournament.

Son of 1982 Masters winner Craig, Stadler won his first PGA title at the 239th time of asking to guarantee his place in Augusta for this year's Masters.

Canada's Graham DeLaet finished tied for second with Watson on 15-under.

Bubba Watson plays a shot on 13th hole the during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on January 30, 2014
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