Points leader McCarron wins in Japan

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

CHIBA, Japan (AP) Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship on Sunday.

McCarron, who finished at 13-under 203 at Narita Golf Club, won for the third time this year to extend his lead in the Charles Schwab Cup. It was his fourth consecutive year of multiple victories.

"I'm doing everything I can to win the Charles Schwab Cup," McCarron said. "To be able to do that, I've got to win as many tournaments as possible and so that's what I'm trying to do. That's my goal."

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Money Leaders: Champions
Rank Player Earnings
1 Scott McCarron $1,766,211
2 Kirk Triplett $935,169
3 Ken Tanigawa $916,295
4 Scott Parel $908,113
5 Kevin Sutherland $896,692
6 Bernhard Langer $773,154
7 Billy Andrade $723,007
8 David Toms $721,845
9 Jerry Kelly $713,473
10 Tom Lehman $574,852
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