49-year-old Austin wins Sanderson Farms playoff - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

49-year-old Austin wins Sanderson Farms playoff

By DAVID BRANDT
AP Sports Writer

MADISON, Miss. (AP) - Woody Austin won the Sanderson Farms Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2007, beating Cameron Beckman and Daniel Summerhays with an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

The 49-year-old Austin is the eighth oldest winner in PGA Tour history and the oldest since Fred Funk won at 50 in 2007.

Austin came into the final round two shots behind Summerhays and Nicholas Thompson, but made up ground with a 5- under 67 to finish at 20-under 268. Beckman and Summerhays both birdied No. 18 to match Austin, and Beckman missed a 5-foot putt that would have forced a second playoff hole.

Austin was making his fourth PGA Tour start of the year. He has four career victories.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • KLTV SportsLocal SportsMore>>

  • NFL Draft 2017

    NFL Draft 2017

  • Carthage on a serious roll and mowing down competition

    Carthage on a serious roll and mowing down competition

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:37:38 GMT
    Carthage is 6-0 on the year.Carthage is 6-0 on the year.

    In the latest high school football AP Poll, only two East Texas teams are still ranked. Undefeated Carthage is at number one, and 7-0 Van checks in at number eight. Gilmer, Henderson, and Kilgore can thank the top ranked Bulldogs for no longer receiving state wide recognition. On a serious roll and atop the "District of Doom" standings, the defending Class 4A Division I champions have outscored their opponents by nearly 150 points..

    More >>

    In the latest high school football AP Poll, only two East Texas teams are still ranked. Undefeated Carthage is at number one, and 7-0 Van checks in at number eight. Gilmer, Henderson, and Kilgore can thank the top ranked Bulldogs for no longer receiving state wide recognition. On a serious roll and atop the "District of Doom" standings, the defending Class 4A Division I champions have outscored their opponents by nearly 150 points..

    More >>
  • Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

    Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-10-19 00:50:07 GMT
    Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship...More >>
    Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.More >>
Powered by Frankly