Published: Aug 29, 2011 1:52 AM EDT
Updated: Aug 29, 2011 6:30 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Three-time PGA Tour winner Kirk Triplett won the News Sentinel Open on Sunday to become the oldest winner in Nationwide Tour history at 49 years, 4 months, 29 days, closing with his second straight 4-under 68 for a one-stroke victory over Marco Dawson.

Triplett finished at 21 under on the Fox Den course and earned $90,000 to jump from 119th to 33rd on the money list with $110,523. The final top 25 will earn 2012 PGA Tour cards.

The 48-year-old Dawson also finished with a 68.

Ted Potter Jr. (69) and John Mallinger (70) tied for third at 18 under.

John Daly, playing on a sponsor exemption, had a 68 to tie for 32nd at 11 under.