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.