Ryan Moore wins in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Former UNLV player Ryan Moore won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title, birdieing the 16th hole to take the outright lead and finishing with 5-under-par 66 for a one-stroke victory over Brendon de Jonge.

Ryan Moore reacts as he sinks a putt on the third hole for birdie during Sunday's round. Moore made seven birdies and two bogeys to rally for his second Tour win.  JULIE JACOBSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
JULIE JACOBSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Ryan Moore reacts as he sinks a putt on the third hole for birdie during Sunday's round. Moore made seven birdies and two bogeys to rally for his second Tour win.

Tied with de Jonge and Jonas Blixt after the third round, Moore finished at 24-under 260 at TPC Summerlin. The Las Vegas resident earned $810,000 in the Fall Series opener.

De Jonge shot 67. Blixt had 70 to finish third at 20 under.

Jason Day pulled within three strokes of Moore and de Jonge with a birdie on the No. 16, but closed with a double bogey on the par-4 18th. He had 65 to finish fourth at 18 under.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: In Cary, N.C., Bernhard Langer rallied to win the SAS Championship to take the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup points race, shooting a 9-under-par 63 to beat Jay Don Blake by two strokes.

Four shots back entering the round, Langer birdied the final two holes to finish at 13-under 203 at Prestonwood Country Club. He has two victories this year and 16 overall on the 50-and-over tour.

Blake closed with 68. He needed a birdie on the par-4 18th to force a playoff, but hit a tree with his drive and bogeyed the hole. Mark Wiebe also shot 68 to finish third at 10 under.

Langer took a 69-point lead over Tom Lehman in the points race for a $1 million annuity. Lehman skipped the tournament. The bogey-free 63 was the best final round by a winner in the history of the tournament.

EUROPEAN TOUR: In St. Andrews, Scotland, Branden Grace won his fourth event of the season, shooting 2-under-par 70 to protect his lead and win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by two shots.

Grace led from the first round and finished with a 22-under total of 266 to hold off Thorbjorn Olesen, who finished second after 68. Alexander Noren (69) was another two shots back in third.

Former Augusta State All-American Oliver Wilson shot 72 to tie for 34th with Scott Jamieson, another former Jaguar, who had 69.

WEB.COM TOUR: In Potomac, Md., David Lingmerth won the Neediest Kids Championship to wrap up a 2013 PGA Tour card, closing with 4-under-par 66 for a one-stroke victory over Casey Wittenberg.

Lingmerth finished at 8-under 272 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm and earned $108,000 to jump from 27th to seventh on the money list with $249,043, more than enough to guarantee a top-25 finish.

Wittenberg shot 69. He earned $64,800 to regain the money lead with $407,453.

Augusta native Scott Parel shot 70 to finish tied for 30th.

LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: In Saint-Jean-De-Luz, France, Stacey Keating overcame a three shot deficit to win her second event in a row, the Lacoste Ladies Open.

Keating rallied past Diana Luna, who finished second in this event for the third consecutive year. Hannah Jun and Azahara Munoz tied for third at 11-under.

LOCAL INTEREST

BLAKE ADAMS Swainsboro, Ga.

Score 65-70-68-68

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PATRICK REED
Augusta resident

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SCOTT BROWN
North Augusta resident

Score 69-67-72-70

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VAUGHN TAYLOR
Evans resident

Score 65-72-70-72

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WILL CLAXTON
Swainsboro, Ga.*

Score 70-68-71-73

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*former resident


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