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The 31-year-old won for the fifth time in his career, and this was the first one with Tiger Woods on the property _ not to play, but to hand out the trophy. Woods sat out this week with an elbow injury and won’t play again until the British Open.

SENIOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Kenny Perry won the Senior Players Championship for his first major title, overtaking Fred Couples with a final round 6-under 64.

Perry finished at 19-under 261 at Fox Chapel, two shots ahead of Couples and Duffy Waldorf. The 52-year-old Perry opened with a 71 and shot consecutive 63s in the next two rounds.

Perry was runner-up in the 1996 PGA Championship and 2009 Masters while playing as a regular on the PGA Tour. He tied for second in the Senior PGA Championship last month.

Couples closed with a 68, and Waldorf shot 64.

IRISH OPEN

MAYNOOTH, Ireland (AP) _ England’s Paul Casey made a 50-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to win the Irish Open by three strokes for his 12th European Tour title.

Casey closed with a 5-under 67 to finish at 14-under 274 at Carton House. England’s Robert Rock and Dutchman Joost Luiten tied for second. Rock shot 71, and Luiten had a 74.