Perry wins Champions title after death of sister

Kenny Perry
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Monday, October 3, 2011

CARY, N.C. — Kenny Perry won the SAS Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, making a 30-foot eagle putt on the par-5 17th en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Jeff Sluman and John Huston.

The 51-year-old Perry, a 14-time winner on the PGA Tour winner, had an 11-under 205 total — the highest winning score in tournament history — on the Prestonwood Country Club course.

Sluman also finished with a 70, and Huston shot a 71. readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.