Vijay Singh takes lead with 68 at windy Senior PGA

Langer makes history with Senior PGA Championship win

Langer, 59, could break Jack Nicklaus' record this week with his ninth senior major.

Langer stayed close to Singh despite an off day by his standards.

Bernhard Langer, of Germany, chips up to the ninth green during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship at the Trump National golf club in Sterling, Va., Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Unlike the main tours, where the majors straddle the mid-year months, majors on the PGA Tour Champions come in bursts, the Tradition immediately followed by the PGA Seniors Championship this week at the Trump National Golf Club in Potomic Falls, Virginia.

Singh, 54, continues to play on the PGA Tour more than on the senior circuit.

Vijay Singh was one shot back after a 66 at President Donald Trump's course on the Potomac River, about 25 miles from Washington.

Moments after Oracle Team USA came from behind to beat Emirates Team New Zealand in a thrilling rematch between the 2013 finalists, Ainslie, the skipper of Land Rover BAR, crashed his 50-foot foiling catamaran into SoftBank Team Japan during the prestart of the day's sixth and final race. Among them was Bernhard Langer, who made two straight birdies to pull within two shots of Singh at the turn.

For the eighth time in 78 editions of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, a pair of World Golf Hall-of-Famers finished the Championship in first and solo second, as Bernhard Langer edged Vijay Singh by a single shot.

Langer finished -18 under, one stroke better than Singh and five ahead of third-place finishers Miguel Angel Jimenez and Billy Andrade. Singh closed with a 70.

It's the second time in his career Langer has won consecutive senior majors.

"I'm driving the ball really well, which makes a big difference", Singh said. Langer, whose 2 under produced his first score in the 70s this week, had led over the opening two rounds in pursuit of the only Champions Tour major, out of five, he has not won.

"I actually thought the putt was going to just kind of wiggle right and it was wiggling and then it quit wiggling", Andrade said. In turn, the German became the first golfer to win all five tournaments designated as majors on the PGA Tour Champions. Singh missed another fairway and two-putted for par. The long-hitting Fijian is 7 under on the par 5s. Langer, unable to reach the green with a driver, hit a hybrid off the tee. A week ago, Langer tied the mark by winning the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Ala. Scott McCarron and Bob Estes tied for fifth.

Lee Westwood (72) and overnight co-leader Francesco Molinari (74) are a further two shots back.

Langer's lead held up as afternoon thunderstorms halted play for the day with half of the 156-man field still on the course.

Feng, of China, has six career victories, the most recent at last year's TOTO Japan Classic. "And to surpass Jack's record of eight majors out here is pretty neat".



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