Berhnard Langer Wins Regions Tradition

Bernhard Langer fired an 8-under par 64 at Greystone, and pulled away from the pack to win the Regions Tradition – his eighth major on the Champions Tour, tying Jack Nicklaus’ record.

Langer finished at 20-under 268, five shots clear of Scott McCarron (69) and Scott Parel (70), who tied for second at 15-under.

Rounding out the top-5 were Marco Dawson (66), and 54-hole leader, Fred Funk (72), who both finished tied for fourth at 14-under.

Turning Point

Langer and Funk began the back nine tied at 16-under, and the turning point came on the par-4 12th.

Funk, the most accurate driver on PGA TOUR Champions, hit his tee shot out of bounds and went on to make triple bogey. Meanwhile, Langer made a 16-footer for birdie and moved to 17-under.

The four-shot swing gave Langer a three-shot lead over Scott Parel with six holes to play.

Top 5

1 Bernhard Langer -20 ($345,000)
T2 Scott McCarron -15 ($184,000)
T2 Scott Parel -15 ($184,000)
T4 Marco Dawson -14 ($124,200)
T4 Fred Funk -14 ($124,200)


“Yeah, that’s pretty neat. Not many people can say they match Jack Nicklaus in anything. To have won as many majors on this Tour as he has is outstanding. Obviously and a thrill for me. I’m still way behind on the (PGA TOUR), though, in majors.”
Bernhard Langer, 2017 Regions Tradition Champion

Langer’s Scorecard

Shot of the Day

Kirk Triplett aces the par-3 17th.

Final Leaderboard

1Bernhard Langer-20$345,000
T2Scott McCarron-15$184,000
T2Scott Parel-15$184,000
T4Marco Dawson-14$124,200
T4Fred Funk-14$124,200
T6Brian Henninger-12$78,200
T6Wes Short, Jr.-12$78,200
T6Tom Lehman-12$78,200
T6David Toms-12$78,200
T10Gene Sauers-11$55,200
T10Glen Day-11$55,200
T10Billy Mayfair-11$55,200
T13Steve Stricker-10$42,550
T13Rod Spittle-10$42,550
T13Tom Byrum-10$42,550
T13Kevin Sutherland-10$42,550
T17Stephen Ames-9$34,577
T17Lee Janzen-9$34,577
T17Jeff Sluman-9$34,577
T20Jose Maria Olazabal-8$27,002
T20Jay Don Blake-8$27,002
T20Miguel Jimenez-8$27,002
T20Kenny Perry-8$27,002
T20Duffy Waldorf-8$27,002
T25Brandt Jobe-7$22,425
T25Colin Montgomerie-7$22,425
T27Jim Carter-6$19,090
T27Olin Browne-6$19,090
T27Joey Sindelar-6$19,090
T27Jerry Smith-6$19,090
T27Scott Dunlap-6$19,090
T32Esteban Toledo-5$16,215
T32John Daly-5$16,215
T34Loren Roberts-4$13,846
T34Doug Garwood-4$13,846
T34David Frost-4$13,846
T34Scott Verplank-4$13,846
T34Carlos Franco-4$13,846
39Tommy Armour III-3$12,190
T40Todd Hamilton-2$11,500
T40Mark O'Meara-2$11,500
T42Larry Mize-1$9,890
T42Bart Bryant-1$9,890
T42Rocco Mediate-1$9,890
T42Willie Wood-1$9,890
T42Jeff Maggert-1$9,890
T47Russ CochranE$7,360
T47Jesper ParnevikE$7,360
T47Brad FaxonE$7,360
T47Bob TwayE$7,360
T47Woody AustinE$7,360
T47Mark BrooksE$7,360
53Mike Goodes1$5,750
T54Jay Haas2$5,290
T54Paul Broadhurst2$5,290
T54Michael Allen2$5,290
T57Ian Woosnam4$4,255
T57Gary Hallberg4$4,255
T57Sandy Lyle4$4,255
T57Paul Goydos4$4,255
T57Corey Pavin4$4,255
T57Joe Durant4$4,255
63Jerry Pate5$3,450
64Vijay Singh6$3,220
65Roger Chapman7$2,990
66Bob Gilder8$2,760
67Larry Nelson9$2,530
T68Kohki Idoki10$2,093
T68Steve Pate10$2,093
T68Tom Kite10$2,093
T68Tom Jenkins10$2,093
T72Joe Daley11$1,625
T72Steve Lowery11$1,625
T72Tom Pernice, Jr.11$1,625
75Kirk Triplett12$1,426
76Brad Bryant13$1,334
77Tom Purtzer20$1,242
-John HustonWD$0
-Mark CalcavecchiaWD$0

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a Producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is producing a digital documentary on the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.


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