July 26, 2014

Langer completes Senior Open rout

Bernhard Langer carded his third straight round in the 60s on Saturday and he extended his lead to a record- tying eight strokes after three rounds of the Senior Open Championship.

Bridgend, Wales ( - Bernhard Langer carded a 4-under 67 on Sunday as he rolled to a dominant, 13-stroke victory at the Senior Open Championship.

Langer completed the rout at 18-under-par 266. The victory was Langer's second Champions Tour major title of the season and fourth win overall in 2014.

The 13-stroke victory broke the tour record for the largest margin of victory in a 72-hole event. The previous mark was set by Hale Irwin at the 1997 Senior PGA Championship, which he won by 12 shots.

Colin Montgomerie (69), a two-time major winner this season, took second place at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club at 5-under.

Tom Pernice, Jr. (70), Barry Lane (72) and Rick Gibson (75) shared third place at 2-under, while Scott Dunlap (75) and Bob Tway (76) tied for sixth at even- par 284.


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