Sutherland wins Schwab, season title

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(TSX / STATS) -- Kevin Sutherland made his first victory on the PGA Champions Tour a memorable one.

Sutherland carded a 5-under-par 66 to win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship by one stroke Sunday in Phoenix.

It was the first victory in 78 starts on the senior circuit for Sutherland, who edged former PGA major winners Vijay Singh and Lee Janzen for the title while also claiming the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup.

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Money Leaders: Champions
Rank Player Earnings
1 Bernhard Langer $3,677,359
2 Scott McCarron $2,674,195
3 Kevin Sutherland $1,961,732
4 Kenny Perry $1,728,070
5 Miguel Angel Jimenez $1,538,366
6 Jerry Kelly $1,461,077
7 Brandt Jobe $1,390,059
8 Colin Montgomerie $1,369,422
9 Vijay Singh $1,337,635
10 Fred Couples $1,278,637
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