The Barclays 2012: Nick Watney Overtakes Faltering Sergio Garcia For Title

Nick Watney won his first title of 2012 Sunday when he shot a two-under par in the final round of The Barclays to claim the trophy. Sergio Garcia, who held the lead after three rounds, shot a four-over fourth round and fell to third place behind Brandt Snedeker. Watney's previous best finish this year was eighth place in the Wells Fargo Championship in May.

Garcia entered Sunday with a 10-under, 54-hole score, but things started to unravel at the eighth hole, when he started a string of three bogeys in four holes, effectively ending his chances at the title. Watney played a smooth, even final round, and closed it out with a birdie and a fist-pump on 18. Watney finished at 10-under, three strokes ahead of Snedeker and four ahead of Garcia and Dustin Johnson.

Canadian Graeme DeLaet had the low score of the day with a six-under 65, and finished tied for fourth place with Lee Westwood, Louis Oosthuizen and Brian Harman.

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