Champions Tour

CONOVER, North Carolina -- Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
Chapman wins U.S. Senior Open only weeks after Senior PGA breakthrough
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Roger Chapman earned the right to be mentioned in the same sentence with Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Hale Irwin. Not bad for a self-described former European Tour journeyman.
15 Jul 2012 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Langer charges to four-shot lead over five players at U.S. Senior Open
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Fred Couples joked that someone will have to close with a 60 to catch Bernhard Langer at the U.S. Senior Open. That might not be low enough.
14 Jul 2012 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Ten Broeck grabs one-shot lead over Kite on Day 2 at U.S. Senior Open
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Lance Ten Broeck chooses to carry a bag rather than swing a club for a living to make more money.
13 Jul 2012 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
Record-breaking front-nine 28 boosts Kite to Day 1 lead at U.S. Senior Open
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Tom Kite set a U.S. Senior Open record with a 28 on the front nine at Indianwood and finished a 5-under 65 on Thursday.
12 Jul 2012 - 8:29pm - 0 Comments
Watson shoots for one of few big titles he's never won at U.S. Senior Open
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Tom Watson has accomplished a lot in golf, winning the British Open five times, the Masters twice along with a U.S. Open.
11 Jul 2012 - 6:51pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Senior Open returns big-time golf to Detroit area after painful absence
LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Tiger Woods cruised to an easy victory at the Buick Open in 2009 -- before a scandal in his personal life stunted his career -- the last time a significant golf tournament was held in southeast Michigan.
10 Jul 2012 - 12:40am - 0 Comments
Triplett wins Nature Valley First Tee Open by two for his first senior title
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Kirk Triplett won the Nature Valley First Tee Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach for his first Champions Tour title, making an early eagle and closing with a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Mark McNulty.
8 Jul 2012 - 11:18pm - 0 Comments
Bryant catches Kite at top of board at Nature Valley First Tee Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Tom Kite shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Pebble Beach for a share of the lead with Brad Bryant after the second round of the Nature Valley First Tee Open.
7 Jul 2012 - 9:36pm - 0 Comments
Cook eagles final hole to tie Kite for lead at Nature Valley First Tee Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- John Cook closed with a 30-foot eagle putt on the par-5 ninth hole at Del Monte for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with 62-year-old Tom Kite on Friday in the Nature Valley First Tee Open.
6 Jul 2012 - 8:51pm - 0 Comments
Daley gets first Champions win, tops Lehman by two shots at Senior Players
PITTSBURGH -- Flanked by major champions and pursued by big names, Joe Daley stuck to his game. Twenty years after quitting his job as a credit salesman to turn pro, Daley wasn't going to back down.
1 Jul 2012 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
Calcavecchia and Daley lead Senior Players by one after third round
PITTSBURGH -- Playing in the final group for the third round of the Champions Tour's third major, relative unknown Joe Daley outplayed an ailing Fred Couples and held off a charging Tom Lehman.
30 Jun 2012 - 6:27pm - 0 Comments
Couples grabs 36-hole lead over Daley at Senior Players Championship
PITTSBURGH -- The heat is on at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship. Fred Couples is taking advantage of it.
29 Jun 2012 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
Vaughan leads Funk by one after first day at Senior Players Championship
PITTSBURGH -- Bruce Vaughan shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk in the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, the third of five Champions Tour majors.
28 Jun 2012 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
Norman makes rare Champions start in Sr. Players Championship this week
PITTSBURGH -- Back when Greg Norman was the top-ranked golfer in the world, he'd practice by playing a transposed, almost-torturous version of ''best ball.''
27 Jun 2012 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
Calcavecchia ties course record to win Montreal Championship by two
SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec -- Mark Calcavecchia won the Montreal Championship on Sunday for his second Champions Tour title, matching the course record with an 8-under 64 for a four-stroke victory.
24 Jun 2012 - 6:31pm - 0 Comments
Tway leads Calcavecchia by one after 36 holes at Montreal Championship
SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec -- Bob Tway shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia after the second round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship.
23 Jun 2012 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Cochran leads quartet by two after first round of Montreal Championship
SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec -- Russ Cochran shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship.
22 Jun 2012 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Principal Financial renews as sponsor but its event needs new home in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Principal Financial Group will remain the title sponsor of the Champions Tour event in Iowa through 2015, even though it needs to find a new golf course to host the tournament.
20 Jun 2012 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
Lehman wins second straight Regions Tradition title, this one by two shots
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The rain wouldn't go away, and neither would a couple of Tom Lehman's challengers.
10 Jun 2012 - 5:19pm - 0 Comments