Toms created an eagle with a block shot from 83 yards at the par-five 11th hole a day after blowing a seven-stroke benefit to enter the final round trailing Wi by one. He flung his arms into the air and a smile got over his face.
Toms, 44 years old closed with a three-under 67 at Alley of Hogan to obtain to 15 below. His long-elusive 13th career victory moved toward a week following a last game failure to K.J. Choi at the Players Championship, his sixth runner-up end from previous winning.
Tom said, “That just took a lot of guts, that’s really all. That’s what I got by on today.”
Toms had a starting 62 at the Colonial for his best score in 429 rounds following that last game loss at TPC Sawgrass, since a career-best 61 throughout his previous victory at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
In LPGA Tour, Suzann Pettersen beat Cristie Kerr, 1-up to succeed the Sybase Match Play Championship in Gladstone, N.J. lasting a 20 month victory deficiency. Leading, 1-up, and with Kerr facing a 10-foot birdie try, Pettersen twisted in a left to right 15 footer for birdie to close the victory at Hamilton Farm Golf Club.
In European Tour, Ian Poulter strike Luke Donald, 2 and 1 to succeed the World Match Play Championship, refusing his English countryman the peak spot in the world leveling. Poulter pulled obvious of his Ryder Cup colleague by succeeding two of the previous four holes with birdies in Casares, Spain. Donald who is ranked as second would have substituted Lee Westwood at No. 1 if he had succeeded the tournament.
Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland succeeded the Madeira Islands Open, closing with a one-under 71 for a two-stroke victory. Hoey had a 10-fewer than 278 at Porto Santo Golf, the Seve Ballesteros planned course that features 500-foot seaside cliffs. Chris Gane, an Englismen, 71 years old and Jamie Elson, 73 years old tied for second.
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