Will U.S. show 'Love' for Watney win?

Barclays victory puts Nick Watney in running for one of Love III's Ryder Cup spots

Updated: August 26, 2012, 9:00 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- People that know Nick Watney call him "Rube." His college buddies started calling him that after the "Major League II" character who was unfailingly polite.

At the start of the final round of The Barclays on Sunday, most of the attention was focused on the flamboyant Sergio Garcia, who held a two-shot lead over Watney coming into the day. Garcia was trying to win for back-to-back weeks on the PGA Tour.

But by afternoon, the 31-year-old Watney had stolen ...

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