NAPLES, Fla. -- Even though he has beaten Bernhard Langer twice down the stretch for Champions Tour titles, Kirk Triplett isn't ready to say he's the German star's nemesis.
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
Tom Lehman broke a course record with a 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Jeff Sluman after the second round of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak.
2 Apr 2011 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
Jeff Sluman tied a course record with a 6-under-par 66 on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Tom Lehman in the Champions Tour’s Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak.
1 Apr 2011 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer had surgery on his left thumb and will miss the next two months, ending his streak of 27 consecutive appearances at Augusta National.
25 Mar 2011 - 5:59pm - 0 Comments
Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice will serve as honorary chairperson for the Champions Tour's Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek near her hometown. The Birmingham native, who was announced as chairperson on Tuesday, is a Shoal Creek member.
22 Mar 2011 - 7:45pm - 0 Comments
Nick Price won the Toshiba Classic on Sunday for his fourth career Champions Tour title, holding off Mark Wiebe by a stroke at Newport Beach Country Club.
13 Mar 2011 - 7:45pm - 0 Comments
Nick Price followed his record-tying first round with a 3-under 68 on Saturday at Newport Beach Country Club to take a two-stroke lead in the Toshiba Classic.
12 Mar 2011 - 8:14pm - 0 Comments
Nick Price matched the lowest round in Champions Tour history, eagling two of final four holes Friday for a career-best 11-under 60 in the Toshiba Classic.
11 Mar 2011 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Two days before Australian Ian Baker-Finch is to make his debut on the Champions Tour, he hits his first shot in a pro-am round at the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club.
10 Mar 2011 - 5:15pm - 0 Comments
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