Pernice captures Champions title
06/01/2014 8:34 PM
06/03/2014 2:23 PM
Tom Pernice Jr. of Kansas City gained his third career Champions Tour victory Sunday, winning the Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa.
Pernice birdied the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with Doug Garwood. Pernice shot a 3-under 69 in the final round, tying Garwood at 12-under 204.
Pernice and other Champions Tour players are in Ridgedale, Mo., this week for the Legends of Golf. The tournament starts Friday.
| The Associated Press
PGA: Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America, making a 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole to win the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio. Matsuyama birdied the final hole of regulation and shot 3-under 69 in the final round. He and Kevin Na, who had a 64, finished at 13-under 275.
LPGA: Stacy Lewis won the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway Township, N.J., and took the top spot in the world ranking from Inbee Park. Lewis finished with a 4-under 67 and won by 6 shots witrh a 16-under 197 total.
| Star news services
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.