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Garcia falls victim to Streelman's back-nine 28

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CROMWELL, Conn. – Sergio Garcia is no stranger to bad luck. On Sunday, it came in the form of Kevin Streelman.

A final-round 67 left Garcia one stroke shy of the Travelers Championship winner, who posted a back-nine 28 that included seven birdies.

“Obviously he played amazing on the back nine,” Garcia said. “We were also trying, but I wasn't able to do it. But I think that, you know, at the end of the day he played really, really well. I feel like I played quite nicely and it just wasn't my time.”


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Though he hasn’t won on the PGA Tour in nearly two full years, Garcia owns two European Tour victories this season and now has three top-three finishes on the U.S.-based circuit.

“I think it was a great week, very solid week. Tied for second. There's not many bad things that come out of that.”