Overall attendance record set at Phoenix Open

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The Phoenix Open set an overall attendance record. (Source: Ian Schwartz) The Phoenix Open set an overall attendance record. (Source: Ian Schwartz)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

This year's Waste Management Phoenix Open was one for the record books a few times over.

While Sunday didn't set an attendance record, the added crowd pushed the tournament in record territory for overall attendance. A record 655,434 attended the week-long event.

The Phoenix Open set an attendance record on Saturday with 204,906 people and on Friday with 169,004 attending. There was also a record 77,906 people on Wednesday.

Sunday saw 58,654 people at TCP Scottsdale for the final round of the Greatest Show on Grass. It went into a playoff between Hideki Matsuyama and Webb Simpson. Matsuyama eventually won. It was his second straight Phoenix Open victory.

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