May 27 2012
Zach Johnson returned to the winner's circle for the first time since 2010 when he claimed the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial -- his second win at this event. With this victory, Johnson:
• Collects 500 FedExCup points and moves from No. 18 to No. 3 in the latest standings. He trails leader Jason Dufner by 349 points.
• Extends his fully-exempt status through the 2016 season.
• Earns his fourth victory in the Lone Star State. Johnson's first three victories came in the state of Georgia. Now he's won four of his last five in Texas.
• Records multiple victories at his third tournament: 2004/2007 AT&T Classic, 2008/2009 Valero Texas Open and 2010/2012 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.
• Becomes the fourth-consecutive come-from-behind winner at Colonial, and the fifth since 2001. He joins Sergio Garcia (2001), Steve Stricker (2009), Zach Johnson (2010) and David Toms (2011).
• Loses his streak of 15 consecutive rounds in the 60s at Colonial with his final-round 72.
This victory is Johnson’s 8th in 226 career starts on the PGA TOUR. Here’s a list of all of Johnson’s TOUR victories:
2004: BellSouth Classic
2007: Masters Tournament, AT&T Classic
2008: Valero Texas Open
2009: Sony Open in Hawaii, Valero Texas Open
2010: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
2012: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial