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DBC notes: Brendan Steele strong down the stretch

NORTON — Brendan Steele knew what he had to do in the final three-plus holes if he wanted to stay alive in the PGA Tour playoffs. So he decided to sleep on it.

Forced to take a two-hour break during Monday’s rain delay at the Deutsche Bank Championship, Steele caught a nap and tried to improve his mood, which at the time wasn’t good. Once he woke up and play resumed, Steele unleashed a torrent of birdies that bought him another tournament.

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