Triplett edges Langer, Waldorf for ACE Group Classic victory

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kirk Triplett took advantage of final-hole bogeys by Bernhard Langer and Duffy Waldorf Sunday to emerge with a one-shot victory at the ACE Group Classic.

All three golfers were tied for the lead entering No. 18. Triplett parred the last hole, wrapping up a round of 6-under 66 to finish at 16-under 200.


Langer (67) and Waldorf (66) each stumbled down the stretch at the TwinEagles Club, handing Triplett his third career win on the Champions Tour.

Also claiming a share of second place at minus-15 was Olin Browne (66).

Sole possession of fifth place went to Jay Haas (64) at 12-under 204.

Michael Allen (67) and Colin Montgomery (69) knotted for sixth at minus-10.

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