Goydos hangs on to win Dick's Open on Champions Tour
Paul Goydos watches his tee shot on the fourth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines during the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in San Diego. (AP PhotoLenny Ignelzi )
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) Paul Goydos shot a bogey-free 69 on Sunday to win the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
A birdie at the 17th hole gave Goydos a two-shot victory over Wes Short Jr. (69) as he finished at 14-under-par 202 for his third victory on the Champions Tour.
Qualifier Neal Lancaster (70) was third at 11 under, while John Riegger (72) finished tied for fourth at 10 under with Joe Durant (68).
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Glen Day (69) and Kevin Sutherland (69) were another shot back in a tie for sixth.
John Daly (73) was three shots behind to start and couldn't muster anything. He made bogey at the par-5 fifth hole and another at No. 9 to make the turn at 7 under, where he finished.
Goydos, runner-up at En-Joie Golf Club last year to Jeff Maggert when he faltered late, began play tied for the lead with Riegger. Goydos was the steadiest of the leaders, carding eight pars and making birdie at the par-4 sixth hole. A birdie at No. 10 dropped him to 13 under, three shots ahead of Riegger, Short, and Lancaster.