October 12, 2014

CARY, N.C. (AP) Kirk Triplett won the SAS Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and fourth in three seasons on the Champions Tour.

The 52-year-old Triplett closed with a 3-under 69 for a three-stroke victory over Tom Lehman. Triplett finished at 14-under 202 at Prestonwood Country Club.

Triplett followed each of his three bogeys with birdies. The three-time PGA Tour champion also won the ACE Group Classic in February.

Lehman eagled the par-5 17th in a 70.

Bernhard Langer and Kenny Perry tied for third at 10 under. Langer, the 2012 winner, finished with a 68. Perry, the 2011 champion, had a 67.

Langer extended his lead in the season-long race Charles Schwab Cup race. He has a tour-high five wins - two of them majors - and leads the money list.

Mark McNulty, Kevin Sutherland and Paul Goydos tied for fifth at 9 under. McNulty had a 67, Sutherland shot 70, and Goydos 72.

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