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After four grueling rounds in a variety of weather conditions at the Memorial, now Levin has to get up early tomorrow and play 36 holes during U.S. Open sectional qualifying at two Columbus-area clubs.

“I’m going to try and go get some sleep,” he said after he collected $272,800 for tying Daniel Summerhays for fourth. “I didn’t get any sleep last night, so I’ve got to try and go get some sleep tonight.”

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QUOTABLE: After his awful round, Fowler was asked if Woods was his old vintage self coming down the stretch: “I wasn’t counting, I had too many strokes of my own to count.”

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FLOYD HONORED: Ray Floyd will be the 2013 honoree at the Memorial Tournament.

Each year Nicklaus‘ tournament selects a luminary of golf’s past who contributed through playing, designing courses or building the sport.

Floyd won 22 PGA Tour titles, including four major championships. He also won the Memorial in 1982.

Floyd, who will be 70 in September, will be honored at a ceremony before the 2013 Memorial.

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BEAR TROPHIES: Nicklaus annually honors the top players at all levels of college golf. He handed out the latest awards on Sunday.

Justin Thomas of Alabama, Nova Southeastern’s Ben Taylor, Noah Ratner from Guilford, Texas Wesleyan’s Nathan Anderson and Jimmy Kozikowski of South Mountain Community College were the 2012 winners.

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DIVOTS: J.B. Holmes, Greg Owen, Romero and Woods had the best rounds of the day at 67. … Owen climbed 27 spots, from a tie for 36th to a tie for ninth. … Woods has now won $5,034,448 _ just in his 13 Memorial starts. … Muirfield Village is now the fifth course where Woods has won at least five tournaments. … Daniel Summerhays finished tied for fourth, his best finish on tour. … Dustin Johnson, making his first start after a 2 1/2 month layoff recovering from back pain, tied for 19th. … Hunter Mahan, Jason Dufner and Woods are the only multiple winners on tour this year. … Romero’s tie for second with Rory Sabbatini is his best tour finish since winning in New Orleans in 2008. … Sabbatini has now finished second 14 times on tour. … The Memorial’s 54-hole leader has won the tournament less than half the time (17 of 37).

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