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POSTED May 28, 2012 1:58 a.m.

GOLF

• JOHNSON OVERCOMES DUFNER TO WIN AT COLONIAL
: FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Zach Johnson was so caught up in the emotion of another Colonial title and a victory in honor of his caddie’s late father that he forgot to properly remark his ball before his final putt.

Even with a two-stroke penalty, Johnson won by one over Jason Dufner and got to slip on the plaid jacket Sunday for his first victory since also winning at Hogan’s Alley two years ago.

“There’s a number of adjectives I’m calling myself right now. And lucky would be the biggest one,” Johnson said. “Blessed would be another one, humbled would be another one. It’s an honor to put this jacket on once. ... I’m in shock I got it twice.”



• DONALD WINS BMW PGA CHAMPIONSHIP TO RETURN TO NO 1
: VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Luke Donald replaced Rory McIlroy at the top of the world rankings for the third time in 10 weeks by retaining the BMW PGA Championship title Sunday, boosting his hopes of finally ending his major drought this summer.

Displaying his trademark consistency on the greens and from the tee, Donald cantered to a four-stroke victory at the biggest event on the European Tour by shooting a 4-under 68 — his fourth straight round under 70 — to finish on 15 under par at Wentworth.

Donald’s second victory of the year, after the Transitions Championship in March, saw him leapfrog McIlroy at the same location where 12 months ago he first guaranteed he would rise to the top of the pile after a playoff win over Lee Westwood.

“There’s something sweet about going 12 months and still being No. 1,” Donald said. “It’s an indication that I’m doing the right things.”



• ENGLAND’S CHAPMAN WINS SENIOR PGA BY 2 STROKES
: BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After taking a nine-stroke lead early in the final round of the Senior PGA Championship, Roger Chapman needed only to play out the remaining holes and savor the greatest moment of his professional life.

That’s when he began to think about his mentor, George Will, who died two years ago after doing so much to help Chapman’s career.

“Your mind just starts to wander a bit,” Chapman said. “I was thinking of George all the way around — what he would be thinking.”

By that point, Chapman didn’t need to focus totally on his round. After making three bogeys in the final five holes, he held on to win comfortably by two shots Sunday, wrapping up a phenomenal performance in which he held at least a share of the lead at the end of each day. The Englishman had never won on the Champions Tour, but he took control of the major championship during the final two rounds.



CYCLING

• ZABRISKIE WINS 7TH NATIONAL TIME TRIAL PRO TITLE
: GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Dave Zabriskie won his seventh national time trials title and second straight at the USA Cycling Pro Championship.

Zabriskie covered the 20.7 mile course in 40 minutes, 41.22 seconds on Saturday in Greenville, S.C. He beat Tejay Van Garderen’s time of 40:47.90. Brent Bookwalter was third, Thomas Zirbel fourth and Nathaniel English fifth.

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