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Becky Iverson won the Friendly’s Classic in Agawam, Mass., shooting a 2-under-par 70 for a two-stroke margin over Kelly Robbins and Helen Alfredsson.

Tracy Hanson of Rathdrum, Idaho, finished four strokes back in a tie for sixth place.

Hanson shot a 72 in the final round to finish with a four-day total of 280. She earned $16,228.

Clarkston’s Robin Walton earned $2,189 with her four-day total of 290.

An 80-foot putt for an eagle gave Brian Barnes the British Seniors Open title on the third hole of a playoff with Bob Murphy in Portrush, Northern Ireland.

Barnes and Murphy were tied at 7-under-par 281 after 72 holes, with Barnes carding a final round 2-under 70 to make up the one-stroke lead the American held at the start of the round.

American Scott Hoch, never far from the lead throughout the tournament, carded a 6-under-par 65 to win the $1.04 million Dutch Open by two shots in Hilversum, Netherlands.

John Daly, fresh off his victory a week earlier in the British Open, had a final-round 72 to finish 14 strokes back.

Fred Funk won his second PGA tournament, surviving a rare run of bogeys for a 16-under-par 268 and a one-stroke triumph over a fading Jim McGovern at the Ideon Classic in Sutton, Mass.

Funk tapped in for a birdie on the par 5 final hole to finish at 2-over 73, seven strokes more than his highest score in the first three rounds and the worst final round of the year for a winner.

Hale Irwin shot a 6-under-par 66 to win for the first time on the Senior Tour, capturing the $850,000 Ameritech Senior Open by seven strokes in Aurora, Ill.

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