LUTZ, Fla. (AP) — Michael Allen won the Encompass Insurance Pro-Am on Sunday for his second Champions Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a three-stroke victory over Kenny Perry.
Allen finished the three-day event at 12 under. He took a five-shot advantage into the final round, tying the tournament record for the largest 36-hole margin.
Allen bogeyed Nos. 3 and 4 at TPC Tampa Bay to cut his lead to one, but rebounded with birdies on two of the next three holes. He extended his advantage to four shots with birdies on 12 and 14.
Perry eagled the par-4 first hole and par-5 12th during a round of 65. It was the fifth time in the event’s history that a player had a pair of eagles in a round.
Allen also won the 2009 Senior PGA Championship.