Frost holds off Couples for Regions Tradition win

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By Alabama News Network

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - David Frost parred the final two holes to hold on for a one-stroke victory over Fred Couples on Sunday in the Regions Tradition, the South African's his first Champions Tour major title.
   
Both birdied No. 16 after play resumed with the sun shining after a delay of 1 hour, 8 minutes for lightning in a round played at times in a driving rain.
   
Frost didn't flinch in the showdown with the Presidents Cup captain and World Golf Hall of Famer. Both shot 4-under 68, and Frost finished at 16-under 272.
   
It was his first major championship in 17 tries on the Champions Tour.
   
Frost hit his approach shot to 10 feet of the closing hole and two-putted to match Couples' par.

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