Golf: Wilkinson earns top 10 finish

Tim Wilkinson hits on the first fairway during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach. Photo / AP
Tim Wilkinson hits on the first fairway during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach. Photo / AP

New Zealand's Tim Wilkinson has finished in a share of seventh place at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament in California.

Starting the day in a tie for second place and playing in the final pairing, Wilkinson moved into eight-under with a birdie on the par five second hole but dropped a shot three holes later which saw him move down the leaderboard.

Three bogeys and two birdies on the back nine saw the left-hander finish with a one-over 73 to end the tournament at six-under.

It is Wilkinson's second top 10 finish of the season following a share of 10th place at the OHL Classic in November.

Wilkinson's playing partner and overnight leader Jimmy Walker won by one shot over fellow Americans Dustin Johnson and Jim Renner despite shooting a two-over 74.

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