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Woody Austin, Michael Allen Win Legends of Golf on Champions Tour

Woody Austin tosses his golf ball after making par on the 18th hole that resulted in a playoff with Wes Short Jr. during the PGA Tour Champions golf tournament at TPC Sugarloaf on Sunday, April 17, 2016, in Duluth, Ga. Austin tied the tournament record

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) Woody Austin and Michael Allen won the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge on Sunday, giving Austin two straight victories and three in the last four events on the 50-and-over tour.

Austin and Allen birdied the final hole for a one-stroke victory over David Frost and Roger Chapman.

Austin and Allen closed with a 6-under 48, playing nine holes of modified alternate shot and nine of better ball on the par-3 Top of the Rock course. They finished at 23-under 156. Frost and Chapman also shot a 48.

Austin won the Tucson Conquistadores Classic last month in Arizona for his first senior title and took the Mitsubishi Electric Classic last week in a playoff in Georgia. Allen has eight senior titles.

Billy Andrade and Joe Durant, the winners last year, were third at 21 under after a 49.

Larry Nelson and Bruce Fleisher completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Legends Division for players 65 and older, beating John Bland and Graham Marsh by two strokes. Nelson and Fleisher shot a 4-under 23 in a better-ball nine to finish at 19-under 116. Bland and Marsh also had a 23.

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