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BAD FINISH DOESN'T COST WATSON

Tom Watson won his third Senior British Open in five years Sunday despite a double bogey at No. 18.

The five-time Open winner on the PGA Tour led by three entering the final hole at Muirfield. But he fired his tee shot into a bunker and needed two shots to get out.

"I thought, 'What am I doing in here? Let's get the job done,' " said Watson, who blew a three-shot lead with eight to go at the U.S. Senior Open on July 8.

After escaping the sand, he missed the green on his fourth shot. With Mark O'Meara and third-round leader Stewart Ginn back in contention, Watson got his fifth shot (a putt from off the green) to 3 feet. He made that shot for 73 and even 284, one better than the pair.

Hole-in-one lifts Furyk

MARKHAM, Ontario - Jim Furyk won his second straight PGA Canadian Open title, taking the lead with a hole-in-one and shooting 7-under 64 for a 16-under 268, one ahead of Vijay Singh.

Three behind Singh entering the round, Furyk made a 35-foot putt at No. 1 and 9-footer at No. 3 for birdies. His third hole-in-one came at the 209-yard par-3 No. 4. His 5-iron landed in the fringe just over a large bunker and rolled about 30 feet into the hole.

Up two, Furyk three-putted for bogey at No. 18. But Singh, playing two groups behind, hit his approach at No. 18 about 20 feet over the pin, and his birdie putt ran 5 feet past it.

LPGA: Natalie Gulbis birdied the first playoff hole to beat Jang Jeong at the Evian Masters in Evian-Les-Bains, France, her first tour win.

Gulbis, who started the round four back of the lead, birdied Nos. 1, 6 and 9 and bogeyed No. 14. Jang, the 2005 British Open champ, birdied three of the last four holes to shoot 72 and tie Gulbis (70) at 4-under 284.

Jang missed the green with her second shot at the extra hole, No. 18. Gulbis (70) sent hers to about 25 feet, from where she two-putted.

Juli Inkster, 47, who led by two entering the round and sought to become the tour's oldest winner, shot 75 to finish one back. She bogeyed Nos. 14, 15 and 17 then three-putted at No. 18 for par.

EUROPEAN PGA: A week after finishing third at the British Open, Andres Romero earned his first tour win at the Players' Championship in Alveslohe, Germany. Through a steady rain, the Argentine shot 2-under 70 to finish at 19-under 269, three ahead Soren Hansen (64) and Oliver Wilson (66), despite a double bogey at No. 9. He finished with a 12-foot birdie.

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