THOUSAND OAKS (AP) — Colin Montgomerie won the Invesco QQQ Championship on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff after fellow Hall of Famer Bernhard Langer took four strokes to get out of a greenside bunker.
With Langer finally on the par-4 18th green in six shots, Montgomerie two-putted for the victory, with the 56-year-old Scot tapping in from 2 feet to end the second of three events in the PGA Tour Champions' Charles Schwab Cup playoffs.
"How often does that happen with Bernhard?" Montgomerie said. "I felt for him in that bunker there. It was on the upslope there. The downslope was awful. Look how deep that is. It's big hole. Unfortunate for Bernhard."
Playing five groups ahead of Langer, Montgomerie made a 40-foot birdie putt in regulation on 18 for a tournament-record