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Montgomerie claims first Senior Tour win

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Colin Montogermie claimed his first title in seven years © Getty Images
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Colin Montgomerie finally secured his first title on American soil as the Scot rallied to win the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday.

Montgomerie made a final round 65 to finish 13-under-par overall and claim the trophy by four shots. Eight-time major champion Tom Watson finished second, ahead of two-time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer.

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"It's been a long time. It's a very special moment," said Montgomerie, who finished a runner-up in five majors on the regular tour.

"We've come close on a number of occasions and it's great to finally break that duck.

"I learned today to concentrate on me, and possibly I haven't in the past. We're always learning and today I concentrated on my own play and could only worry about myself."

As well as being his first official win in the United States, Montgomerie's victory was his first as a senior and first title for seven years.

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