PGA Tour

Retief Goosen wins Senior Players Championship

Retief Goosen (Getty Images)
Retief Goosen (Getty Images)

Cape Town - South African golfer Retief Goosen won the Senior Players Championship at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio on Sunday.

According to Golf.com, it was the 50-year-old's maiden PGA Tour Champions title.

The Senior Players is also one of the circuit’s five major tournaments.

Goosen, renowned for winning the US Open in 2001 and 2004, held the 36-hole lead but trailed by a stroke entering Sunday.

After finishing with back-to-back birdies on Sunday, he signed for a two-under 68 to finish six-under overall.

Americans Jay Haas (67) and Tim Petrovic (68) tied for second at four-under.

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