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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Michael Allen won the Allianz Championship for his sixth Champions Tour title, beating Duffy Waldorf with a two-putt birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

After Allen holed out on the par-5 18th, Waldorf had a chance to extend the playoff, but missed an 8-foot birdie putt after finding the front bunker in two.

Allen closed with a 3-under 69 to match Waldorf at 18-under 198 on The Old Course at Broken Sound. Waldorf, winless on the 50-and-old tour after winning four times on the PGA Tour, shot 67.

They each birdied the 18th in regulation and on the first extra hole.

In the first round, Allen matched the Champions Tour record with a 60.


JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa’s George Coetzee rallied to win the Joburg Open for his first European Tour title and a spot in the British Open.

Coetzee closed with a 6-under 66 at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington to finish at 19-under 268, three strokes ahead of countryman Justin Walters (73), England’s Tyrrell Hatton (66) and South Korea’s Jin Jeong (71). Jeong and Walters took the other two British Open places available in the event.