Blake tops Cook in playoff


INCHEON, South Korea – Jay Don Blake beat fellow American John Cook on the fifth playoff hole at the Songdo IBD Championship Sunday for his first Champions Tour victory.

The pair both shot a 68 in the final round to finish tied on 13-under 203 with Mark O’Meara and Australian Peter Senior at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea. O’Meara and Senior were eliminated from the playoff after bogeys on the third.

Senior shot a final-round 64 to reach the playoff, while O’Meara had a 67.

Overnight leader Michael Allen shot a 75 and fell back to 7 under to finish in a tie for sixth.