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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Montgomerie's Million

SUN CITY, South Africa () -- Scotland's Colin Montgomerie beat hometown favorite Ernie Els on the third hole of a sudden death playoff to win the $1 Million Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club here Sunday. Both men were tied at 14 under par.


In La Quinta, California Fred Couples rolled in a six-foot birdie putt worth $240,000 here to win a second consecutive Skins Game and become the first millionaire in the event's 14-year history. Couples finished with nine "Skins" and a total of $280,000 in the two-day, 18-hole showdown.


Australian Peter Senior fired a final round of two-under-par 70 to finish seven-under on 271 and withstand a charge by world No. 1 Greg Norman to win the Greg Norman Classic in Melbourne.