Jimenez holds on for first senior major

(AP Photo/Butch Dill)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Regions Tradition on Sunday for his first senior major title, closing with a 2-under 70 for a three-stroke victory.

Jimenez held or shared the lead after every round, taking a three-shot edge into the final round at Greystone Golf & Country Club. The Spaniard finished at 19-under 269 for his fifth PGA Tour Champions victory.

"It's been a wonderful week," he said. "My game was amazing, really."


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Rank Player Earnings
1 Bernhard Langer $860,321
2 Steve Stricker $806,235
3 Joe Durant $700,919
4 Miguel Angel Jimenez $670,872
5 Jerry Kelly $641,763
6 Gene Sauers $578,000
7 Vijay Singh $532,593
8 David Toms $526,514
9 Scott McCarron $457,841
10 Jeff Maggert $387,818
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