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Webb Simpson celebrates victory with wife Dowd and son James
Norton, Massachusetts - Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, Webb Simpson
birdied the final hole in regulation to get to -15, one back of leader Chez Reavie.Reavie
had an 11 ft par putt on the 72nd hole to claim victory, when the putt slid right, Webb
Simpson had new life.Both players birdied the first hole of the playoff (18th), on the
second playoff hole (17th) Webb Simpson drained his 9 ft birdie putt to win for the second
time in 3 weeks.
"I told somebody early this week that I feel like next time I was in contention, it'll be a lot
easier than Greensboro," Simpson said. "And it wasn't that way at all. It was just as hard. The
shots and the putts were just as hard. I think it helped calm me down a little, but it was like I
had never won a golf tournament before."
Simpson now sits atop the Fedex standings with two events remaining: The BMW
Championship at Cog Hill in Chicago, and the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta.
Jason Day, Luke Donald and Brandt Snedeker were tied for 3rd at -13
Ernie Els and Geoff Ogilvy were the big movers this week getting inside the top 70 to
advance to Chicago.They will need huge weeks to advance to Atlanta, there are no
cuts in the final two events.
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Crans Montana, Switzerland - At the Omega European Masters, Thomas Bjorn
continued his stellar play, and won for the the second week in a row and the third
time this season.
“I’ve moved up a place in The Race to Dubai and I want to end the season strongly,”
said the 40 year old. “I’m in a good position. I’m a bit off the lead obviously but
I’m in a position where I can get a large part of the bonus pool.
“To win three times in one season is a marvellous achievement and I’ve reached a
good level of consistency now. Hopefully I can continue that through to the Dubai
Martin Kaymer finished second at -16, while Rory McIlroy finished tied for third at -15.