Kevin Streelman birdied his final seven holes -- a PGA Tour record -- en route to winning the Travelers Championship and moving into the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Tiger Woods, who returns this week, dropped to fifth.
While Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi and Aaron Baddeley juggled the lead Sunday, Kevin Streelman ran off seven straight birdies to close out a 64 and watch his 15-under total stand up to win the 2014 Travelers Championship.
No. 7 Sam Snead bracket seed Victor Dubuisson takes on Kevin Streelman at 11:15 a.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with Dubuisson having as many PGA Tour starts this season as Streelman has Tour wins in the last calendar year.
As late as Tuesday, Kevin Streelman hadn't even made up his mind about playing in the Hyundai TOC. On Friday, he fought through conflicting emotions regarding his family in Arizona to fire a 6-under 67.
Kevin Streelman earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Tampa Bay Championship, shooting a final-round 67 to finish two shots ahead of Boo Weekley. The win came in Streelman’s 153rd career PGA Tour start.
On Day 6 of our annual number-crunching series, where we break down who has risen and fallen in our Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, Kevin Streelman moved up with his non-nonsense approach, while Heath Slocum fell back.
Sometimes all it takes is one shot to change a golfer’s fortunes. Kevin Streelman was stuck in neutral at even–par on for the tournament on his 9th hole of the day when he chipped in for birdie from 31 feet off the green at the par-4, 18th hole.
Chad Collins birdied the par-5 fifth hole for a share of the Puerto Rico Open lead with Kevin Streelman just before third-round play was suspended because of darkness Saturday in the rain-delayed PGA Tour event.