Billy Joe Tolliver never believed he was out of the championship picture on Sunday, and as it turned out, he wasn’t.
Tolliver, who needed a birdie on the 54th hole to force a playoff, had a two-putt birdie on the third extra hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Mark Rypien to win the 24th annual American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
“It’s satisfying coming back to win,” said Tolliver, who trailed by three points with five holes left to play en route to his fourth ACC title.
“I think today I’m not sure what my score is. …