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Stricker stats and factoids for 2009


With This Victory - July 12, 2009
STEVE STRICKER
John Deere Classic

Earns sixth career victory in 352ndcareer start on the PGA TOUR at the age of 42 years, 4 months, 20 days

Kemper Open, Motorola Western Open
World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play Championship
The Barclays        
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, John Deere Classic

FEDEXCUP STATUS
Moves from No. 5 to No. 2 in the FedExCup standings with 2,043 points, and trails leader Tiger Woods by 8 points. Stricker finished second behind Tiger Woods in the inaugural FedExCup standings in 2007.

EXEMPT STATUS
Adds an additional year to his two-year exemption from winning the Colonial earlier this year, making him exempt through the 2012 season.

JOHN DEERE CLASSIC NOTES
Wins the John Deere Classic in his eighth attempt in the Quad Cities.

Previous best finishes were T4 in 2004 and T7 in 1997. Has two missed cuts at the John Deere Classic.

Stricker's Weekly statistics:
Driving Distance                        279.0 yards                32
Driving Accuracy                        46 of 56 (82.1%)                T11
Greens in Regulation                55 of 72 (76.4%)                T13
Total Putts                        108                         T7

2009 NOTES
Seventh win by a player in their 40s on the PGA TOUR this season (Kenny Perry-2, Michael Bradley, Retief Goosen, Jerry Kelly and Stricker-2).

Moves to second in the season money list behind Tiger Woods.

CAREER NOTES
Has posted two wins in a season for just the second time in his career. Also had two wins in 1996 at the Kemper Open and the Western Open.

Has 68 career top 10 finishes on TOUR.

Has already surpassed $3 million this season, which he has only done one other time in his 20 year TOUR career. Recorded over $4 million in 2007.
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