Pernice wins Principal Charity Classic

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Tom Pernice Jr. birdied the second hole of a playoff with Doug Garwood on Sunday to win the Champions Tour's Principal Charity Classic.

Pernice won for the third time on the 50-and-over tour, closing with a 3-under 69 to match Garwood at 12-under 204 at Wakonda Club.

Garwood birdied the final two holes of regulation for a 71.

They played the par-4 18th hole twice in the playoff, with Pernice winning with a putt from just under 10 feet. They opened the playoff with matching pars.

Bill Glasson, Jay Haas, Mark Calcavecchia and Michael Allen finished a shot back. Glasson shot 64, Haas 67, Calcavecchia 70, and Allen 71.

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