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Watney enters world top 10 with AT&T win
July 4, 2011

Nick Watney shot a 4-under-par round of 66 to claim a two-stroke victory at the AT&T National in Pennsylvania for his second big win of 2011, having won the WGC-Cadillac Championship in March. KJ Choi challenged, but double-bogeyed the 15th to fall away into second place. Watney had entered the final round in a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler after posting a course record eight-under-par 62 on Saturday, but Fowler double-bogeyed the 2nd hole and slipped to a round of 74 to finish in tied 13th place. The win takes Watney into the World Top 10 for the first time in his career as he climbs from 15th to 10th.

Thomas Levet produced a superb final-round performance to claim victory on home soil in the Alstom Open de France - 25 years after he first played in the competition. The 42 year old finished one shot clear of Thorbjørn Olesen and joint overnight leader Mark Foster after holding his nerve in impressive fashion over the notoriously difficult closing stretch at Le Golf National. While others faltered throughout the day, Levet went round in 70 for the third round out of four this week to finish on seven under. Levet jumps from 352nd to 137th in the Official World Golf Ranking. A tie for fourth place for Martin Kaymer was enough to see him return to the World No. 3 spot, displacing US Open Champioon Rory McIlroy.

This week's other winners were Ricardo Santos at the The Princess by Schüco on the Challenge Tour and Hugo Leon at the ATB Financial Classic on the Canadian Tour.


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