Hoffman Wins Duetsche Bank Championship But Tiger Stays #1

Hoffman wins Deutsche Bank; Tiger stays at No. 1

By DOUG FERGUSON

AP Golf Writer

NORTON, Mass. (AP) – Charley Hoffman made 11 birdies, and that

was more than enough to win the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Hoffman ran off four straight birdies early to make up a

four-shot deficit, and he kept right on going Monday on the TPC

Boston. He closed with a 9-under 62 to win the second playoff event

and go to No. 2 in the FedEx Cup standings.

He won for the first time in three years, although it might have

been too late to get one of the Ryder Cup picks. U.S. captain Corey

Pavin will announce his selections Tuesday.

Tiger Woods shot 68 and tied for 11th. It was enough to keep the

No. 1 ranking when Phil Mickelson again blew a good chance to

replace him. Mickelson made two double bogeys on the back nine and

wound up with a 76.

 

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