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April 16 2012

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With this victory: Carl Pettersson

Carl Pettersson picked up his fifth career PGA TOUR victory Sunday at Harbour Town, tying him for the most career wins on TOUR by a Swede. With this victory, Pettersson: • Earns 500 points for the victory to move to 4 th in the FedExCup standings with 1,111 points. • Earns a two-year exemption through 2014. • Is the sixth player to win the RBC Heritage without having competed in the Masters the week before, since the tournament moved into its slot after the Masters in 1983 (2011 the exception when it was played two weeks after the Masters). The others are Brian Gay (2009), Boo Weekley (2007), Aaron Baddeley (2006), Bob Tway (1995) and Davis Love III (1987). • First player from Sweden to win in the 44 year history of the RBC Heritage. Is the ninth international winner of the event and first since Aaron Baddeley in 2006. • Has won four of six times when holding the third-round lead/co-lead on TOUR, including his last two (2008 Wyndham Championship). This victory is Pettersson’s fifth in 273 career starts on the PGA TOUR. Here’s a list of Pettersson’s TOUR wins: 2012: RBC Heritage 2010: RBC Canadian Open 2008: Wyndham Championship 2006: Memorial Tournament 2005: Chrysler Championship
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