2012 Travelers Championship: Marc Leishman Wins Travelers Championship At 14-Under-Par

Australian Marc Leishman won the 2012 Travelers Championship at at the TPC at River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. The win was the first of Leishman's PGA Tour career.

Leishman finished tied for 70th and shot even par the last time he played in the Travelers Championship in 2009. On Sunday, Leishman shot an 8-under-par 62 to give him a lead that would hold up. He recovered from a 70 round on Saturday after shooting 68 and 66 to make the weekend. The winning share of the tournament purse for Leishman was $1,080,000. Leishman joins fellow Australian Greg Norman (1995) as the only Australians to win the event.

Fredrik Jacobsen, the 2011 Travelers Championship winner, finished tied for eighth at 11-under-par.

Here's the top ten finishers at the 2012 Travelers Championship:

1. Marc Leishman, -14
2t. Bubba Watson, -13
2t. Charley Hoffman, -13
4t. John Rollins, -12
4t. Brian Davis, -12
4t. Tim Clark, -12
4t. Roland Thatcher, -12
8t. Matt Kuchar, -11
8t. Fredrik Jacobsen, -11
8t. Brendon de Jonge, -11

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