The Barclays 2012: Nick Watney Wins By 3 Shots

Nick Watney pulled away down the stretch to win The Barclays -- the first round of the PGA Tour Playoffs -- by three stories on Sunday. Full Leaderboard.

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Tiger Woods Shoots Worst Final Round Of 2012

Tiger Woods needed a great final round if he had any hope of winning The Barclays on Sunday. What he managed instead was his worst final round of the year.

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Nick Watney Wins The Barclays, Fist Pumps In Slow-Mo

I know slow-mo cameras are useful tools. They can show us things we usually wouldn't see, whether on a football field or golf course, or anywhere in between. But usually, slow-mo is just good for some fun. You know, like Nick Watney fist-pumping in slow motion after winning The Barclays.

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Proabbly didn't need it, but really don't care. It's great anyway.

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Nick Watney Wins The Barclays By 3 Strokes

Nick Watney pulled out a come-from-behind victory in the final round of The Barclays, winning by three strokes over Brandt Snedeker as Sergio Garcia fell to a tie for third place.

Watney came into the final round trailing Garcia, but was able to fight back and build a three-shot lead. As Watney stayed the course, Garcia fell behind with a final round 75. Snedeker shot a 70 in his final round to take sole possession of second at seven-under. Garcia tied with Dustin Johnson for third at six-under.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson both finished 1-over and tied for 38th place. Woods's rounds got worse as the tourney went on, as he hit a 68, 69, 72 and 76 in his four rounds. Mickelson was up and down with a 68, 74, 67 and 76 over his tournament.

Garcia was denied his second straight tournament win, while Watney won his first tournament of the season.

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Tiger Woods Channels His Inner Muni Golfer

We've all been here, Tiger. All of us. Probably every weekend, too.

Needless to say, it wasn't Tiger's best putting day.

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'Tiger Woods’ Back' Takes On New Meaning After Gritty Second Round At Bethpage

The question after Friday's second round of The Barclays was not "Is Tiger Woods back," but "How's Tiger Woods' back?" Not good, but it is what it is, Woods responded after climbing into a tie for seventh heading into the weekend at Bethpage Black.

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Tiger Woods Suffers Injury At Barclays, Remains In Tournament

Tiger Woods appears to have injured his knee and back following an awkward swing during the second round of the 2012 Barclays.

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy: Golf’s New BFFs

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy really hit it off at Bethpage Black.

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The Barclays 2012: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods In Clubhouse With Under-Par Rounds

Northern Ireland's Padraig Harrington is still the leader at the 2012 Barclays at Bethpage with a 7-under 64. Americans Nick Watney and Brian Herman sit just one stroke behind as both carded 6-under 65s. England's Gary Christian is also at 6-under, but he still has one hole to play.

Harrington birdied six of his final eight holes to come in as the clubhouse leader. There are, however, a bunch of big names - Jim Furyk, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose and Ernie Els - who just started first-round play.

Luckily, Harrington will not to need to worry about Rory McIlroy (-2), Tiger Woods (-3) or Phil Mickelson (-3) making a late run, as all are in the clubhouse. Woods finished his day with four birdies, three coming on the front side -- his last nine holes -- and one bogey.

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Rory McIlroy Says He’ll Kick Tiger Woods’ Butt At The Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy challenges Tiger Woods to a Ryder Cup duel -- but this time he's just joking around.

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