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Jacobson squeaks out 1-shot Travelers win

June 26, 2011 at 7:28 PM   |   Comments

CROMWELL, Conn., June 26 (UPI) -- Fredrik Jacobson carded a 4-under 66 Sunday, just enough to edge a pair of competitors and pull out a one-stroke victory at the Travelers Championship.

The Swede finally notched a PGA Tour win after 188 starts, finishing at 20-under 260 on the TPC River Highlands in Connecticut.

He bested both John Rollins and Ryan Moore (each shot 63s) by one shot; it came down to a duel between Jacobson and Moore.

The pair were knotted at 20-under entering the final hole when Moore nearly holed a bunker shot for birdie, rolling it 4 feet past the cup. But his par try was short, and Moore ended up with a costly bogey, falling one stroke behind.

Jacobson then made him pay by tapping in the short par putt for the win.

Michael Thompson carded an 8-under 62 for fourth place at minus-18, while James Driscoll fired a 3-under 67 for sole possession of fifth at minus-16.

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