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Kevin Streelman summed it up best. "It was just one of those days where I felt like I couldn't miss," the 35-year-old professional golfer said Sunday after making seven straight birdies to win the Travelers Championship, setting a PGA Tour record in the process. It was Streelman's second career victory. He bested Mike Souchak's mark of six straight birdies by a winner, set during the 1956 St. Paul Open, to fire a second consecutive round of 64 that beat K.J. Choi and Sergio Garcia by one stroke. Not a bad day for the guy who gave away two Masters tickets to a random kid on Twitter earlier this year. And perhaps more impressive was the fact he had ten straight one-putts, including the entire back nine.
Walking off the ninth hole, Kevin Streelman told his caddie, "I'm going to shoot 29 on the back." He was wrong. He shot 28 instead.
— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelGC) June 22, 2014
Just look at that scorecard.
Moving to the World Cup, the U.S. men's national team was moments away from advancing to the knockout stage when Cristiano Ronaldo set up Silvestre Varela for the equalizer in the 95th minute that forced a 2-2 draw with Portugal.
Finally in NBA news, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will reportedly opt out of his contract and become a free agent July 1. The Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets are considered favorites to land the seven-time All-Star.
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