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Jay Haas nabs his first victory at the 67th Senior PGA Championship by edging Brad Bryant in a sudden death playoff. watch video

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Haas wins sudden-death playoff for 67th Senior PGA title

Jay Haas hoists the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy after his major victory. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jay Haas and Brad Bryant each provided birdie dramatics on the 72nd hole Sunday to force a sudden-death playoff at Oak Tree Golf Club. Then Haas made a great up and down from the deep front-right bunker before Bryant missed a 4-foot par putt, giving the 52-year-old Haas the 67th Senior PGA Championship for his first major title.

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For Morgan, a home victory just wasn't meant to be

Gil Morgan seemingly had everything going for him as he took a one-shot lead into the final round on his home course. But the local hero got out of sync late on the front nine, and couldn't overcome the two straight bogeys he made just before the turn.

Notebook: Bummed Loren; gentleman Brad; dandy Dana

Thanks to Jay Haas, Loren Roberts is no longer the hottest player on the Champions Tour, and Roberts knows why. Also, Brad Bryant could not be more gracious in defeat, Hanefeld's fine closing round more from Oak Tree Golf Club.

Favorite son Morgan 18 holes away from fairytale finish

Home-course knowledge can go only so far, especially in wicked winds that cause hats to fly and scores to soar. But Gil Morgan held his game together brilliantly in very trying conditions Saturday, negotiating his home course in even-par 71 to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the 67th Senior PGA Championship.

PGA Club Professionals struggle in mighty winds

Of the seven PGA Professionals who made the cut at the 67th Senior PGA Championship, only three managed to break 80 Saturday in wildly difficult conditions that allowed only three of 77 total players to break par at Oak Tree Golf Club.

Notebook: Record possible, elusive par, mad Walrus

If Gil Morgan wins the Senior PGA Championship, he would become the oldest champion since the Champions Tour began in 1980. Also, Craig Stadler had 84 reasons to be mad, while par was precious in the third round.

Barge cards 68 for low club professional honors

Minnesota's Mike Barge, the director of instruction at Hazeltine National Golf Club, is proving he practices what he preaches. The 51-year-old shot a sterling 68 Friday that left him at 1-under through 36 holes of the 67th Senior PGA Championship.

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