Champions Tour

DULUTH, Ga. -- Miguel Angel Jimenez's first round on the Champions Tour went quite well. After one eagle, five birdies and a tournament record, Jimenez proclaimed "I love it!" and then departed in search of a couple of his usual staples.
Tway tames soft greens at Rock Barn, leads Hickory Classic after 63
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 - 6:47pm - 0 Comments
Funk's game and spirit rejuvenated after qualifying for U.S. Open
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 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Gilder, 60, wins Principal Charity Classic with long birdie on final hole
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 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
Brooks maintains lead at Principal Charity Classic despite shaky finish
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 - 6:40pm - 0 Comments
Brooks leads Senior and Calcavecchia by two at hot, windy Principal Classic
Mark Brooks came within one putt 10 years ago of retiring from competitive golf.
3 Jun 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Schwab Cup leader Lehman hopes to fix swing at Principal Charity Classic
Tom Lehman is having one heck of a season for a guy who feels his swing has been out of whack.
2 Jun 2011 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
Lehman tops Senior in sudden-death playoff to capture Regions Tradition
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 - 8:03pm - 0 Comments
Calcavecchia stumbles in, but holds onto his lead at Regions Tradition
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 - 7:56pm - 0 Comments
Calcavecchia surges to three-shot lead at halfway in Regions Tradition
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 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Lehman leads Price and others by one after first round of Regions Tradition
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 - 6:24pm - 0 Comments
Shoal Creek set for major comeback as new host of Regions Tradition
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 - 10:59pm - 0 Comments
Eger-McNulty duo captures Legends of Golf in playoff with Perry-Hoch
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 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Levi-Fergus duo tied for lead with Lyle-Senior at Legends of Golf
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 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
Kite-Morgan team shares Day 1 lead at Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf
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 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Cook tops Blake in sudden death to grab Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am
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 - 7:30pm - 0 Comments
Accurate Cook takes one-shot lead on Day 2 of Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am
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 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
Cochran shoots 64 to lead by Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am by two strokes
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 - 7:19pm - 0 Comments
Thorpe returns to Champions Tour, after serving jail term for tax charges
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 - 2:58pm - 0 Comments
Lehman pulls away to four-shot win at Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic
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 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments