Kelly earns second Champions win of year

(AP photo/Nam Y. Huh)

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) Jerry Kelly played bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions and moving him a little closer to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings.

Kelly started the final round with a one-shot lead over Schwab Cup leader Scott McCarron and Woody Austin. Only one of them challenged Kelly.

McCarron fell apart with four bogeys in a five-hole stretch around the turn and shot 75 to tie for 15th. Austin caught Kelly briefly with a birdie on No. 3, but he never could conjure up the vibes at Warwick Hills, where Austin won his first PGA Tour event.

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Money Leaders: Champions
Rank Player Earnings
1 Scott McCarron $2,353,965
2 Jerry Kelly $1,861,882
3 Steve Stricker $1,534,327
4 David Toms $1,338,635
5 Bernhard Langer $1,334,679
6 Retief Goosen $1,305,235
7 Scott Parel $1,289,481
8 Kevin Sutherland $1,186,464
9 Woody Austin $1,184,000
10 Kirk Triplett $1,170,658
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