Posted May 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Kirk Triplett put together the best round of golf anyone had ever played Sunday in the Principal Charity Classic. But Jay Haas was brilliant for three rounds instead of one, proving yet again that nobody can dominate the Glen Oaks Country Club like he can. Haas finished with a 16-under 197 total to win the tournament by five strokes, becoming the first golfer to win the Champions Tour event in Iowa three times. Haas, the winner in 2007 and 2008, led by three shots after shooting 65 in the second round and made it stand up with a final round 5-under 66. Haas' 16-under tied the tournament mark set by Gil Morgan in 2006 and matched the largest victory of the season in the Champions Tour. ''(Saturday) I really played well, but (Sunday) was a special round. And to kind of take hold of it and not give them a chance...that was pretty special,'' Haas said. Triplett set the course record with a 9-under 62 and finished second at 11-under 202 along with Larry Mize. Fr...
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