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PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) -- Kevin Streelman finally won on the PGA Tour with a game that looked as if he had done this many times before.
Streelman didn't make a bogey over the final 37 holes on the tough Copperhead course at Innisbrook. He didn't miss a shot over the last 11 holes on his way to a 4-under 67 on Sunday for a two-shot win in the Tampa Bay Championship.
Boo Weekley, who teed off three hours before the leaders, had a tournament-best 63 and waited to see if that would be enough.
Streelman, locked in a battle with Justin Leonard over the final hour, came up with one clutch shot after another. He hit 5-iron into 6 feet on the par-3 13th hole, the toughest at Innisbrook in the final round, to take the lead for good.
"Probably the best shot of my life in that situation," Streelman said. "It's just how I envisioned it and I pulled it off."
He locked up the win with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th and he was all smiles walking up the ...
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Kevin Streelman finally won on the PGA Tour with a game that looked as if he had done this many times before.
Streelman didn't make a bogey over the final 37 holes on the tough Copperhead course at Innisbrook. He didn't miss a shot over the last 11 holes Sunday on his way to a 4-under-par 67. That gave him a two-shot win over Boo Weekley in the Tampa Bay Championship.
Kevin Streelman earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Tampa Bay Championship, shooting a final-round 67 to finish two shots ahead of Boo Weekley. The win came in Streelman's 153rd career PGA Tour start.
Here are Five Things to take away from Sunday at Innisbrook:
1. Man of Streel
Streelman could enjoy his first winner's walk up No. 18. A 19-foot birdie putt...
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) -- Kevin Streelman figured a good round Saturday would at least get him in the mix at the Tampa Bay Championship.
It wound up giving him a share of the lead.
Adam Scott and K.J. Choi led a surprising retreat at Innisbrook, allowing for a wild game of musical chairs at the top of the leaderboard with nothing remotely close to being settled going into the final...
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Kevin Streelman figured a good round Saturday would at least get him in the mix at the Tampa Bay Championship. It wound up giving him a share of the lead.
Streelman had a 6-under 65 and was tied for the lead with Justin Leonard (67) and George Coetzee of South Africa (68). But this tournament was wide open heading into the final day, with 16 players separated by only three shots...
The Tampa Bay Championship has gone by five different names since 2000. This year's edition should be re-named The Wide Open, as 16 players are within three shots heading into the final round.
Justin Leonard, Kevin Streelman and George Coetzee share the 54-hole lead at 6-under 207. Leonard is seeking his first PGA Tour win since 2008, Streelman his first win in 153 Tour starts...
A lot of things happened last weekend. Fun things. Interesting things. Maybe some weird things. Let’s take a look back, shall we?
Kevin Streelman: Let’s start at the top. Yes, Steelman won in Tampa and he did so in impressive fashion. He finished his final 37 holes without making a bogey and wrapped up his first PGA Tour victory. That is all well and good, but it gets better...