CROMWELL, Conn. -- Fredrik Jacobson promised 5-year-old daughter Emmie that he would get her a trophy this year like the ones she saw other players holding up on TV.
Jacobson closed out his first PGA Tour title Sunday, shooting a 4-under 66 in the Travelers Championship for a one-stroke victory over John Rollins and Ryan Moore.
"It's been haunting me," Jacobson said. "I've been on the board, I've been asked so many times from the kids, 'Did you get a trophy this week daddy? Did you get a trophy this week?' Nope, no trophy. So, I'm excited about that. I'm glad I'm not breaking that promise for her."
Jacobson, a 36-year-old Swede who joined the tour eight years ago and has three European Tour victories, had just one bogey in the tournament and finished at 20 under, two shots off the course record.
"I was hitting so many fairways," said Jacobson, who tied for 14th last week in the U.S. Open at Congressional. "It started clicking the end of last week. The last two days I struck the ball the best I ever have at the U.S. Open."
Jacobson hit all 28 fairways over the weekend.
Rollins and Moore closed with 63s. Moore missed a 4-foot par putt on 18.
"I'm not beating myself up over that putt," he said. "That happens in golf."
"It was a pretty simple left-center putt, and I pushed it right into the middle of the hole and it just slipped by the side," he said.
Nineteen-year-old Patrick Cantlay, the UCLA star who had a 60 on Friday to break the tour record for an amateur, -- finished at 11 under after weekend rounds of 72 and 70.
He arrived to a loud ovation on the 18th green, but bogeyed the hole.
"I just learned what it's like to have a week on the PGA Tour, to make the cut and to compete with all the guys," said Cantlay, who will play in the Porter Cup in Niagara Falls next month. "This was just my second go-around and it was a lot of fun."
Huston gets a win
ENDICOTT -- John Huston shot a 7-under 65 to win his first Champions Tour event Sunday, taking advantage of three straight bogeys by Mark Wiebe to capture the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
Huston finished at 16-under 200 to defeat Nick Price by three shots.