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The McGladrey Classic 2012: Tommy Gainey shoots final round 60 to win

Tommy Gainey shot a 10-under 60 in the final round to win the 2012 McGladrey Classic played in Sea Island, Georgia.

Sam Greenwood

There was plenty of drama at the Sea Island Golf Club in Sea Island, Georgia on Sunday as Tommy Gainey shot up the leaderboard with a 10-under 60 in the final round to win by one-stroke.

Gainey began the day at 6-under and in 29th place, but earned his first career PGA Tour victory with a winning score of 16-under. He narrowly edged out David Toms who finished second in the tournament which was played on the Seaside course.

Jim Furyk began the final round in the lead at 13-under, but was unable to keep pace with Gainey and Toms and finished in third place at 14-under. He had a shot to tie Gainey on the 18th hole, but needed a birdie and ended up bogeying the hole. Furyk was just one of a few players in late groups who struggled. D.J. Trahan and Davis Love III also began the day near the top of the leaderboard but neither shot better than a 1-under 69 on Sunday.

The Sea Island crowd almost witnessed a round of 59 as Gainey just missed a birdie put on the 18th hole.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.