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Bernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer

Langer adds to impressive Champions Tour start Add to ...

DULUTH, Ga. - Bernhard Langer added to his impressive Champions Tour season by shooting a 67 to win the inaugural Greater Gwinnett Championship by three strokes Sunday.

The 55-year-old Langer, who finished 10 under, took control with a long chip-in for birdie on No. 10. He had six birdies for his fifth top-three finish in six events. He also won the Ace Group Classic in Naples, Fla.

Tom Lehman, whose 67 included birdies on 17 and 18, tied for second at 7 under with Tom Pernice Jr. Pernice made a move with an eagle on No. 15 and added a birdie on 18 for a 70.

Esteban Toledo, the second-round leader, fell out of contention with double bogeys on 11 and 12 on his way to a 75.

Rod Spittle of Niagara Falls, Ont., shot a final round 71 to finish in a tie for 21st, his best result in three tournaments this year.

Jim Rutledge of Victoria carded a final round of 69 to finish tied for 26th.

 

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