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Woods Passes Nicklaus With 74th Victory

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Rob Forsyth, Vice President General Manager at AT&T Mobility, presents Tiger Woods with the winner's trophy after the Final Round of the AT&T National. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rob Forsyth, Vice President General Manager at AT&T Mobility, presents Tiger Woods with the winner’s trophy after the Final Round of the AT&T National. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) – Congressional reopened its gates Sunday to thousands of spectators who got what they expected in the AT&T National – another win by Tiger Woods.

Only this win didn’t follow a typical script.

Caught in a tense duel with Bo Van Pelt on another sweltering day, it looked as though Woods blinked first until Van Pelt matched him with mistakes of his own. Woods closed with a 2-under 69 and won by two shots when Van Pelt finished with his third straight bogey and had to settle for a 71.

Woods won for the third time this year, the most of anyone on the PGA Tour, and it was the 74th win of his career. That moved him past Jack Nicklaus into second place on the tour list, eight short of the record set by Sam Snead.

Woods, who finished at 8-under 276, moved to the top of the PGA Tour money list and the FedEx Cup standings for the first time since September 2009.

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