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Final-day Recap

August 11, 2008|Associated Press

* Winner: Padraig Harrington, three-under 277.

* Runners-up: Sergio Garcia and Ben Curtis, one-under 279.

* Money: Harrington won $1.35 million from the purse of $7.5 million.

* Shot of the day: Harrington made an 18-foot putt for par on No. 18 after a tee shot landed in a fairway bunker and his shot from there went about 60 yards into the rough.

* Key statistic: The scoring average of 74.313 was second highest on the PGA Tour this year behind the British Open (74.869), which was also won by Harrington.

* Noteworthy: Harrington became the fourth player to win the British Open and PGA Championship in the same year, joining Tiger Woods (2000, 2006), Nick Price (1994) and Walter Hagen (1924).

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