SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Wes Short Jr. earned one of five Champions Tour cards for next season in his first attempt at the 50-and-older circuit.
Bob Tway was walking from the putting green to the first tee at Rock Barn on Friday morning when he saw Mike Goodes shot a 28 on the front nine.
10 Jun 2011 - 5:47pm - 0 Comments
Fred Funk hasn’t been happy with his golf game over the last seven months, and even considered dropping off the pro tour until he straightened things out.
9 Jun 2011 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
Bob Gilder is heading off on a European vacation with a lot of extra cash and the glow that comes from winning.
5 Jun 2011 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
Mark Brooks knows what it's like to be in the hunt for a championship on the final day. It's just been awhile since that's happened.
4 Jun 2011 - 5:40pm - 0 Comments
Mark Brooks came within one putt 10 years ago of retiring from competitive golf.
3 Jun 2011 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lehman is having one heck of a season for a guy who feels his swing has been out of whack.
2 Jun 2011 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lehman would have preferred a dramatic winning shot. Instead, he stuck with what had been working all weekend and waited for the other guy to miss.
8 May 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Mark Calcavecchia gave away nearly all of his big lead in the Regions Tradition, setting up a tight final round at Shoal Creek.
7 May 2011 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Mark Calcavecchia well remembers the last time he opened a weekend contending for a major championship. This time, he's hoping for a better ending.
6 May 2011 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lehman enjoyed a rather ho-hum day on the course. He finished the first round of the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek on Thursday with five birdies, no bogeys and a one-stroke lead over Nick Price, Mark Calcavecchia, Wayne Levi and Chien-Soon Lu.
5 May 2011 - 5:24pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples is a couple of decades older since finishing second in the last major tournament at Shoal Creek, and he has the aching back to prove it.
4 May 2011 - 9:59pm - 0 Comments
The putt to extend the playoff looked like a tap-in to Kenny Perry. Maybe 14 inches. His opponents saw it as somewhat longer. Closer to 3 feet, they said. Bottom line: Perry missed.
24 Apr 2011 - 4:33pm - 0 Comments
Warm, dry weather made for prime scoring conditions at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf on Saturday and teams did their best to take advantage in the better-ball event.
23 Apr 2011 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
One team started fast, the other finished strong. The results were the same: tied for the lead after the first round at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.
22 Apr 2011 - 4:16pm - 0 Comments
John Cook won the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am on Sunday for his second Champions Tour victory of the year, rebounding from a double bogey on the final hole of regulation with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff against Jay Don Blake.
17 Apr 2011 - 6:30pm - 0 Comments
John Cook shot a 6-under 65 take take a one-stroke lead at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am on Saturday. Cook sits at 11 under, one ahead of Russ Cochran. The first-day leader shot a 3-under 68. Jay Don Blake is third, three strokes back.
16 Apr 2011 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Russ Cochran isn't hitting his driver well. You would just never know it by his first-round score at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am.
15 Apr 2011 - 6:19pm - 0 Comments
Jim Thorpe paid for not paying. The 62-year-old golfer recently completed a one-year prison term for failure to pay $1.6 million in taxes between 2002 and 2004 and spent 10 months in an Alabama prison camp before transferring to a halfway house and home detention.
15 Apr 2011 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lehman made things look easy while taking the lead at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. Holding on for the victory proved a little more difficult. Lehman won his second Champions Tour title of the season Sunday, closing with a 3-under 69 at Fallen Oak.
3 Apr 2011 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
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