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Langer wins Boeing after 3-way playoff

Bernhard Langer reacts after missing a birdie shot on the 14th hole during the second round of the PGA Tour Champions' 3M Championship golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Blaine, Minn. (Timothy Nwachukwu/Star Tribune via AP)

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) By the time Bernhard Langer made the turn in the final round of the Boeing Classic, he was five shots out if the lead. At one point Sunday he was tied for 14th after not finishing lower than 13th in any tournament this year.

A few hours later, Langer had outlasted Kevin Sutherland and Woody Austin in a playoff and was celebrating his fourth PGA Tour Champions victory this season and 29th overall on the 50-and-over tour.

"I blew tournaments when I had a lead and I've come from seven behind, so you just never know," Langer said.

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Money Leaders: Champions
Rank Player Earnings
1 B.Langer $2,084,659
2 M.Jimenez $1,304,362
3 J.Durant $1,206,912
4 G.Sauers $1,131,449
5 W.Austin $1,105,068
6 B.Andrade $924,193
7 K.Sutherland $910,447
8 D.Waldorf $869,371
9 K.Triplett $868,778
10 S.McCarron $864,014
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