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Tour Report: With this victory: Marc Leishman

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Marc Leishman earned his first win on TOUR Sunday at TPC River Highlands. With this victory, Leishman:

• Collects 500 points and moves from No. 81 to No. 23 in the FedExCup standings with 897 points. Jason Dufner continues to lead with 1,849 points.

• Earns a two-year exemption on the PGA TOUR through 2014.

• Posts his second-career 62 on TOUR. The other 62 came 100 miles from Hartford, Conn. at the 2009 Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass. where he finished T15.

• Becomes the the second Australian to win the Travelers Championship (Greg Norman/1995).

• Is the fifth of seven winners of the Travelers Championship to be a first-time TOUR champion — J.J. Henry (2006), Hunter Mahan (2007), Bubba Watson (2010), Fredrik Jacobson (2011), Marc Leishman (2012).

Leishman’s victory is his first in 96 career PGA TOUR starts.


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