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Golf roundup: Marc Leishman cruises to victory at BMW Championship

Golf roundup: Marc Leishman cruises to victory at BMW Championship

Given another opportunity to win, Marc Leishman didn't give anyone much of a chance in the BMW Championship.

Staked to a five-shot lead, Leishman made back-to-back birdies late in the final round Sunday to put away the final challenge, then closed with a birdie for a four-under-par 67 to set the tournament record and win by five over Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler.

It was Leishman's second victory this year, and it sends him to East Lake as the No. 4 seed in the FedEx Cup, giving him a clear shot at the $10-million prize.

Leishman finished at 23-under 261, breaking the 72-hole tournament record that Tiger Woods set at Cog Hill in 2007.

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