Champions Tour

  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The Champions Tour will stage the first leg of its playoffs at a new event in Los Angeles starting next year.   The PowerShares QQQ Championship will be played Oct.
Huston leads Senior Players, with Couples in four-way tie for second
PITTSBURGH -- John Huston spent most of the last three months wondering when his balky back would finally let him swing a golf club without making him want to double over in pain. 
27 Jun 2013 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
European stalwart Montgomerie starts Champions career at Senior Players
PITTSBURGH -- The devilish grin and sharp tongue remain as potent as ever. It's everything else that's changed for Colin Montgomerie. 
26 Jun 2013 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Stadler wins Encompass Champ'ship, breaks longest senior victory drought
GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Craig Stadler had been there before, and remembered. 
23 Jun 2013 - 6:43pm - 1 Comments
Stadler leads Encompass by two over Tway and Sluman after second round
GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Craig Stadler was sick of playing bad golf. The 1982 Masters winner had been scoring in the high 70s and low 80s too often while dealing with back, hip and foot ailments, and kept doing so when fully healthy. 
22 Jun 2013 - 8:45pm - 0 Comments
Stadler shares Encompass lead with Waldorf and Langer after rainy day
GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Craig Stadler birdied five of his first 11 holes on Friday to jump into a share of the lead with Duffy Waldorf and Bernhard Langer at 5-under-par 67 in the Champions Tour's rain-delayed Encompass Championship at North Shore Country Club. 
21 Jun 2013 - 10:20pm - 0 Comments
Encompass Championship brings senior stars to greater Chicago area
GLENVIEW, Ill. -- Professional golfers haven't played a tournament at North Shore Country Club in 80 years, when the U.S. Open was conducted and amateur Johnny Goodman upstaged the likes of Tommy Armour and Walter Hagen. 
21 Jun 2013 - 12:18am - 0 Comments
Barber, who made more starts than any other player on tour, dies at 82
Miller Barber, the unique-swinging golfer who made the most combined starts on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, has died. He was 82.  The PGA Tour said Wednesday that Barber died Tuesday. The tour didn't provide details of the death. 
12 Jun 2013 - 8:05pm - 0 Comments
Sorenstam, Lopez and Bradley set to team up at 3M Championship event
BLAINE, Minn. -- The 3M Championship is not just about the men this year.  Three of the top women's golfers in history are scheduled to play in an event that's part of the Champions Tour stop at the TPC Twin Cities July 29-Aug. 4. 
10 Jun 2013 - 8:09pm - 0 Comments
Frost wins Regions Tradition by one, holding off Couples with two late pars
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- David Frost never flinched in his showdown with new World Golf Hall of Famer Fred Couples, even with his first major championship on the line and a late rain delay to ponder the stakes. 
9 Jun 2013 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments
Frost leads Regions Tradition after third round thanks to two late birdies
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- David Frost has the lead and Fred Couples draws the biggest crowds.  They'll lead the pack into the final round of the Regions Tradition with an early start and a sizable contingent of contenders. 
8 Jun 2013 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Waldorf leads Regions Tradition by one shot after soggy second round
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Duffy Waldorf shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Jeff Sluman after the soggy, weather-delayed second round of the Regions Tradition, the second of five Champions Tour majors. 
7 Jun 2013 - 9:30pm - 0 Comments
Sluman leads Regions Tradition by one over Couples after first round
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Jeff Sluman and Fred Couples are hoping for more days like Thursday, when the wind was down and the rain and bogeys stayed away. 
6 Jun 2013 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
Lehman seeks third straight Regions Tradition victory at Shoal Creek
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tom Lehman knows there are hotter players going into the Regions Tradition. He's also not thrilled about his putting lately.
5 Jun 2013 - 8:47pm - 0 Comments
Cochran wins Principal Charity by one over Blake, fourth senior title
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Injuries kept Russ Cochran from playing up to his lofty expectations in 2012. Finally healthy, he broke through with a win that thrust him back into title contention on the Champions Tour. 
2 Jun 2013 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Waldorf leads by one after second round at Principal Charity Classic
DES MOINES, Iowa -- It has been 13 years since Duffy Waldorf won a tournament. He could easily end that streak Sunday with one more proficient round. 
1 Jun 2013 - 8:02pm - 0 Comments
Lehman in group of four tied after first round of Principal Charity Classic
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Champions Tour players are used to seeing low numbers in the Principal Charity Classic. The results from the first round on the tournament's new course suggest that those days could be behind them. 
31 May 2013 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Haas shooting for fourth Iowa win in his return to Principal Charity Classic
DES MOINES, Iowa – Jay Haas has experienced unprecedented success in Iowa during his Champions Tour career. 
30 May 2013 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
Chapman enjoys enormous changes after winning two majors in a year
OMAHA, Neb. -- A lot more people in Roger Chapman's hometown know who he is nowadays. That's what happens when a guy wins a couple majors on the Champions Tour.
6 May 2013 - 7:48pm - 0 Comments
Toledo wins Insperity Championship, tops Goodes in playoff for first title
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Esteban Toledo celebrated Cinco de Mayo by becoming the first Mexican winner in Champions Tour history, beating Mike Goodes with a par on the third hole of a playoff Sunday in the Insperity Championship. 
5 May 2013 - 8:13pm - 0 Comments