Leishman rallies to win


CROMWALL, CT (TheSpread) – Nobody was expecting Marc Leishman to win the 2012 Travelers Championship entering Sunday’s round, but that is just what he did.

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Leishman was six shots off the lead entering the final round, but managed to post an 8-under 62 on Sunday to get to 14-under for the tournament. Leishman then waited around for over two hours before becoming the winner, as the rest of the field failed to top his 14-under score.

According to oddsmakers, Leishman had 100/1 odds to get his first PGA Tour win this week, this means that a $100 wager on him to win will pay out an additional $10,000.

Roland Thatcher and Brian Davis entered the day at 12-under par, but both shot even-round 70’s to finish tied for fourth.

Bubba Watson actually ended up in second place with Charley Hoffman at 13-under par. Watson posted a 5-under 65 on Sunday while Hoffman shot a 4-under 66.

For top 5 results from the 2012 PGA Travelers Championship, see below

2012 PGA Travelers Championship Top 5 Results

1 Marc Leishman -14 (266)

T2 Bubba Watson -13 (267)

T2 Charley Hoffman -13 (267)

T4 Tim Clark -12 (268)

T4 John Rollins -12 (268)

T4 Brian Davis -12 (268)

T4 Roland Thatcher -12 (268)

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