David Frost Wins Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic by One

David Frost picked up another Champions Tour win Sunday.
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SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) David Frost survived a one-stroke penalty on the par-3 17th hole Sunday to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic for his sixth Champions Tour title.

The 55-year-old South African finished with a 4-under 68 at Fallen Oak for a one-stroke victory over 2011 winner Tom Lehman and second-round leader Kevin Sutherland.

Frost was penalized after his coin marking his ball on the green moved when he accidentally dropped the ball on it. That left him with a bogey, and he made a 5-foot par putt on the par-4 18th for a 10-under 206 total. After playing the front nine in 1 under with a bogey and two birdies, he birdied Nos. 11-13 to take the lead and made another birdie on No. 15.

Lehman closed with a 70, and Sutherland had a 72. Lehman had a chance to force a playoff, but missed a 4-foot birdie putt on the final hole.

Joe Durant was fourth at 8 under after a 69.

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