GREENSBORO, N.C. Carl Pettersson won his adopted hometown event for his first PGA Tour victory in two years, shooting a 2-under 68 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Wyndham Championship.
The local favorite, former North Carolina State player and member of the tournament's board had three birdies during a four-hole stretch on the back nine, finished at 21-under 259 and earned $918,000 for .
Scott McCarron, who briefly led midway through the final round, shot a 68 and to finished second. Rich Beem's second straight 63 left him four strokes off the lead, with J.J. Henry (62) and rookie Martin Laird (63) another shot behind him.
Pettersson, from Sweden, opened with rounds of 64, 61 and 66 at Sedgefield Country Club en route to his third PGA Tour title. He also won the 2005 Chrysler Championship and 2006 Memorial.
CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN: At Ottawa, Australia's Katherine Hull won the Canadian Women's Open for her first LPGA Tour title, taking advantage of Yani Tseng's final-round meltdown for a one-stroke victory at Ottawa Hunt.
The 26-year-old Hull, six strokes behind Tseng at the start of the round, shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 11-under 277. Se Ri Pak closed with a 72 to finish second, and Tseng's 77 left her two strokes behind at 9 under.
Tseng, the 19-year-old Taiwanese star who won the McDonald's LPGA Championship in early June and finished second two weeks ago in the Women's British Open, opened with rounds of 70, 64 and 68 to take a 14-under total into the final round. On Sunday, she had a double bogey, five bogeys and just two birdies.
Hull, the former Pepperdine star who second behind Meena Lee in the 2005 tournament at Glen Arbour in Nova Scotia for her best previous LPGA Tour finish, had four birdies and a bogey Sunday. She earned $337,500.
Michelle Wie, using the last of her six LPGA Tour exemptions this year, tied for 12th at 3 under. She had rounds of 75, 70, 69 and 71.
JELD-WEN TRADITION: At Sunriver, Ore., Fred Funk won the JELD-WEN Tradition for his first Champions Tour major, closing with a 3-under 69 for three-stroke victory over Mike Goodes at the Crosswater Club.
The 52-year-old Funk, also the winner of the season-opening MasterCard Championship in Hawaii, had a 19-under 269 total. He shot a bogey-free 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Jay Haas into the final round.
Funk, an eight-time champion on the PGA Tour and four-time winner on the 50-and-over tour, opened up a six-shot lead Sunday, then overcame a shaky finish.
SAS MASTERS: At Stockholm, Sweden, Peter Hanson became the second Swede to win a PGA European Tour event in Sweden, closing with a 1-over 71 in cold, windy and wet conditions for a one-stroke victory in the SAS Masters.
XEROX CLASSIC: At Rochester, N.Y., Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge won the Xerox Classic for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 1-under 69 at Irondequoit Country Club for a two-stroke victory over Australia's Jarrod Lyle.