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Streelman wins Travelers Championship

Golf

Connecticut - American Kevin Streelman set a PGA Tour record when he birdied the final seven holes for an astonishing one-stroke victory at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Sunday.

Streelman came from nowhere to clinch his second tour title with a six-under-par 64 at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

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Kevin Streelman holds the trophy after winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament. Photo: Fred Beckham

According to the PGA Tour, it is the first time anyone has birdied the final seven holes to win.

Streelman coaxed in an eight-foot birdie putt at the final hole to finish at 15-under 265, one stroke ahead of Spaniard Sergio Garcia and South Korean K.J. Choi.

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