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John Daly is happy to be back on top, no matter how bad he may have looked finishing it off.

Daly closed with three straight closing bogeys Sunday to hang on for his first PGA Tour Champions title, a one-stroke victory in the Insperity Invitational.

"It wasn't pretty at the end," Daly said. "But I got it done and that's all that matters."

The 51-year-old Daly had not won on tour since the PGA Tour's 2004 Buick Invitational. He hasn't exactly torn up the 50-and-over circuit since debuting at The Woodlands a year ago.

Wearing American flag pants, Daly shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 14-under 202 and earned $322,500. He opened with rounds of 68...

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