PAT PEREZ LANDS THE CIMB CLAS­SIC

Golf Digest (Malaysia) - - Play Your Best -

Com­ing back from a ca­reer-threat­en­ing shoul­der in­jury, 41-year-old Pat Perez cel­e­brated vic­tory in the CIMB Clas­sic by four shots over com­pa­triot Kee­gan Bradley.

He started the day with a four-shot lead at TPC Kuala Lumpur and signed for a fi­nal­round 69 to be­come the old­est win­ner in tour­na­ment his­tory.

His four-shot winning mar­gin is the largest on the PGA Tour since Marc Leish­man’s vic­tory in the BMW Cham­pi­onship last sea­son dur­ing the FedExCup Play­offs.

“Un­real. I think I’m the last guy that ex­pected to win this week, to be hon­est with you. I did not think I was go­ing to win this week,” Perez said. “I re­ally can’t ex­plain it, it’s been an amaz­ing 12 months. I can’t ex­plain it, but I hope it con­tin­ues.”

A de­lighted Perez added: “I’ll be here ev­ery year. Ev­ery year of the tour­na­ment, I’ll be here. It’s been very good to me. The tour­na­ment’s been fan­tas­tic,”

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