Mark Mulder successfully defends celebrity golf title

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STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder rallied Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe to successfully defend his title in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

The former pitcher birdied seven of his first 13 holes and finished with a 29-point round for a five-point victory over Mardy Fish in the modified Stableford event. Players received six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, zero for bogey and minus-two for double bogey or worse.

Mulder finished with 74 points and earned $125,000.

Second-round leader Fish had a 19-point day, missing a 12-foot eagle putt in 18. The former tennis player made $60,000.

Actor Jack Wagner was third at 67, followed by former hockey player Jeremy Roenick (66) and Mike Modano (65). Entertainer Justin Timberlake was 21st with 35 points, and two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry tied for 27th with 28 points. Charles Barkley was last among the 82 finishers with minus-100 points - 30 points behind 81st-place Larry the Cable Guy.

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