Sutherland overtakes Weir for Tucson win

(AP Photo/Butch Dill)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Kevin Sutherland was not really hitting it well, not making a whole lot putts, yet kept hanging around.

A chip-in birdie on Tucson National's 16th hole changed everything.

The only birdie of the final round on the par-3 not only put Sutherland in a tie for the lead, it gave him the confidence to close out his fifth PGA Tour Champions title.

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1 Kevin Sutherland $1,571,807
2 Bernhard Langer $1,562,937
3 Ernie Els $1,536,038
4 Scott Parel $1,233,683
5 Miguel Angel Jimenez $1,196,063
6 Jerry Kelly $1,175,578
7 Jim Furyk $1,011,200
8 Retief Goosen $995,124
9 Darren Clarke $926,932
10 Woody Austin $891,191
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