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Pettersson comes back to win Canadian Open

TORONTO — Carl Pettersson rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory, following his tournament-record 60 with a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Dean Wilson.

Pettersson, the 32-year-old Swede who went to high school and college in North Carolina, finished at 14-under 266 at hilly, tree-lined St. George's.

"I still can't believe I won the tournament," Pettersson said two days after making the cut by a stroke after opening rounds of 71 and 68. "I know it's difficult to shoot another low one after a round like that, so I was just trying to downplay it. I just tried to stay calm and (said), 'Whatever happens today, happens.'"

Wilson, 40, playing on a sponsor exemption, shot a 72 after opening with three straight 65s to take a four-stroke lead into the final day.

Six strokes behind Wilson after seven holes and four back with seven to play, Pettersson made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-3 13th to pull within one, then took the lead with a 25-footer from the fringe on the 480-yard, par-4 14th.

Pettersson pulled away on the par-5 15th with his third straight birdie and fourth in five holes. He parred 16 and 17 and, with a shot to spare, bogeyed the 18th, missing a 5-foot par putt after Wilson putted out for his fourth straight par.

Johnson wins it on 18

STOCKHOLM — Richard Johnson of Sweden won the Scandinavian Masters on Sunday, making a 30-foot birdie putt at the last hole to shoot a 1-under 71 and finish a stroke clear of Rafa Echenique of Argentina.

Johnson, who shared the overnight lead with South Korea's K.J. Choi, finished with a total of 11-under 277 at Stockholm's Bro Hof Slott.

"This is a huge tournament to win for a Swede," Johnson said. "I'm speechless right now, it's epic."

Echenique made four birdies in a 69, while Edoardo Molinari of Italy (69) was a shot further back in third.

British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen (73) was tied for fourth place with Brett Rumford of Australia (69) and New Zealand's Mark Brown (71). Choi had dropped out of contention after shooting two double bogeys in a 78.

Langer takes Senior British

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Bernhard Langer won his first senior major title on Sunday, holding off a final-round challenge from Corey Pavin for a one-stroke win in the Senior British Open.

The German shot a 1-over 72 at Carnoustie to finish at 5-under 279. Pavin ended with a 1-under 70.

"I have always wanted to win the British Open," Langer said. "I didn't. Now this is the next best thing."

Pavin, the American Ryder Cup captain, finished three strokes ahead of Americans Fred Funk, Jay Don Blake and Russ Cochran and Australian Peter Senior.

Tom Watson finished with a 74 for a 6-over 290. The 60-year-old American said he would return next year to play in both the British Open and Senior British Open.

Pressel misses putt to tie

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Jiyai Shin of South Korea birdied the 18th hole to win the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to finish at 14 under and one stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, Na Yeon Choi and Alexis Thompson.

Shin's fifth birdie in the final round put her one stroke clear of overnight leader Pressel, whose putt to force a playoff rolled agonizingly over the hole without dropping in.

"It was close. It looked like it was going in and it just sneaked out," Pressel said. "I hit a lot of good putts on the back nine. I had one birdie and all I tried to do was hit aggressive putts and not leave them short."

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