Found September 01, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Watney salvaged a dismal season Sunday at The Barclays with a victory that could not have come at a better time. Watney turned a two-shot deficit against Sergio Garcia into a three-shot lead in a decisive four-hole stretch around the turn at Bethpage Black, and no one got closer than two shots. Watney made a 10-foot birdie putt on the last hole for a 2-under 69 to capture the opening playoff event for the FedEx Cup. He wound up winning by three shots over Brandt Snedeker, who birdied the last hole for a 70. Garcia made bogey on the 18th for a 75. The win means Watney goes to No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings and is assured a shot at the $10 million prize at the Tour Championship next month. Perhaps more importantly, it could be a big step toward an event that doesn’t pay anything at all — the Ryder Cup. Winning against one of the strongest fields of the year at least puts him in the conversation to be one of four captain’s picks for the Sept. 28-30 match...
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