Golf fans got what they wanted on Sunday, at least those looking for a good come back story did.

David Toms shot a 3-under 67 on Sunday to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational at COlonial just a week after missing a four-foot putt in a playoff at The Players Championship to hand a win to KJ Choi.

The headline going into the start of the tournament Thursday was whether or not Toms could rebound from a heartbreaking loss at one of the signature events on the PGA Tour to capture a victory at a course he has always wanted to win at.

He did just that on Sunday, finishing one-stroke better than Charlie Wi to end the tournament at -15. It was a victory so sweet for Toms he wondered if he was dreaming, finding it hard to believe it had actually happened.

Wi came out strong on Sunday, building a three shot lead early in the round, but by the 12th hole, Toms was back on top by a stroke. Whatever luck Wi had on his side fell away after finding a fairway bunker on 13 that took him two strokes to get out of, leaving him with a bogey on the hole.

While fate may have brought Toms this far, his back-nine play got him through to finish off his remarkable return after The Players. His only blemish on the scorecard all day was a bogey on 17, but an eagle on 11 and birdie at 14, had given him a little bit of room for error.

For the round, Toms had 1 eagle, 2 birdies, 14 pars and only 1 bogey. Toms played a smart, efficient round of golf to close the tournament, hitting 93% of fairways with a 293.5 average and had only 27.3 putts-per-round on the tournament (the best of the weekend).

Toms is certainly on the back-nine of his career on the PGA Tour which makes this victory even more special.

"To win after this time frame and to come back after what happened last week," Toms said, "certainly means more to me than any other victory." (

It was a completely different scenario seeing Toms hug his family in victory at Colonial rather than following a tough loss at The Players. Affection is always a lot better when you walk off the green with a big pay day and a victory that has been sought for a lifetime.

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