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The Tour Report
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October 21 2012

4:17 PM

With this victory ...

DAVIS LOVE III -- Earns his 21st career PGA TOUR victory at the age of 48 years, 6 months and 8 days in his 662nd career start on TOUR. -- Earns a spot into the following 2013 PGA TOUR event: Hyundai Tournament of Champions. -- Increases the chance of finishing inside the top-30 on the money list, worthy of an invite to the 2013 Masters. -- Moves up in Official World Golf Ranking Points, getting closer to entry into the exclusive World Golf Championships events (The Accenture Match-Play Championship invites the top 64 available players in the OWGR two weeks prior; the Cadillac Championship invites the top 50 and the Bridgestone Invitational invites event winners with OWGR on the strength of field rating of 115 points or higher). -- Becomes the fourth player to win on the PGA TOUR in 2012 in his 40s (joining Steve Stricker, Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els). -- Becomes the oldest player to win on the PGA TOUR since Kenny Perry won the 2009 Travelers Championship at the age of 48 years, 10 months and 18 days. -- Moves into a tie for 29th place on the PGA TOUR’s all-time wins list with 21 victories, tying Willie Macfarlane, Lanny Wadkins, Craig Wood and James Barnes. -- Becomes the 35th different winner of the season (accounting for 44 wins). There were a total of 39 different winners in 2011 (accounting for 45 wins). JIM FURYK -- Earns his 17th career PGA TOUR victory at the age of 42 years, 5 months and 9 days in his 482nd career start on TOUR. -- Earns a spot into the following 2013 PGA TOUR event: Hyundai Tournament of Champions. -- Claims his second-consecutive win in the state of Georgia (2010 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola). -- Becomes the fourth player to win on the PGA TOUR in 2012 in his 40s (joining Steve Stricker, Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els). -- Becomes the 35th different winner of the season (accounting for 44 wins). There were a total of 39 different winners in 2011 (accounting for 45 wins). -- Wins for the 10th time (of 19) in his career while taking at least a share of the lead headed into a final round. -- Wins for the first time in 2012 while taking at least a share of the lead headed into a final round (in four tries). -- Claims his eighth top-10 finish of the season, two behind leaders Bo Van Pelt and Rory McIlroy.
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