RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) -- Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.
Dave Hill, a 13-time winner on the PGA Tour who made three Ryder Cup appearances and won the 1969 Vardon Trophy for the tour's lowest scoring average, has died. He was 74.
29 Sep 2011 - 1:23am - 0 Comments
Jay Don Blake beat fellow American John Cook on the fifth playoff hole at the Songdo IBD Championship Sunday for his first Champions Tour victory.
18 Sep 2011 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
Michael Allen shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to open a one-stroke lead over fellow Americans John Cook and Jay Don Blake after two rounds of the Songdo IBD Championship on the Champions Tour.
17 Sep 2011 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods can still beat his record of 18 major championships -- provided he can stay in control of his mental game. Nicklaus said Woods can achieve the feat “if he gets the five inches between his ears squared out.”
16 Sep 2011 - 2:43pm - 1 Comments
Mark Calcavecchia shot a 6-under 66 Friday and was tied atop an American-dominated leaderboard with Michael Allen and David Peoples after the first round of the Songdo IBD Championship.
16 Sep 2011 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Throughout his career, blading a sand shot into the lip of a bunker, advancing it all of 10 yards and eventually making bogey might send Mark Caclavecchia off the rails. Those types of moments -- one exact, others similar -- popped up Sunday.
28 Aug 2011 - 9:30pm - 0 Comments
Mark Calcavecchia seized his opportunity on the final two holes, birdieing the par-3 17th and holing a 20-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th for a 5-under 67 and a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic.
27 Aug 2011 - 8:49pm - 0 Comments
Russ Cochran shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Jeff Sluman after the first round of the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic.
26 Aug 2011 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
It took joining the Champions Tour for Fred Couples to get a chance to regularly play where he grew up. As long as Couples' balky back stays healthy enough, he'll get the opportunity to play back in the Seattle area at least through 2014.
25 Aug 2011 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples finished off John Cook with a nifty wedge shot to 3 feet on the third hole of a playoff Sunday in the Constellation Energy Seniors Players Championship.
21 Aug 2011 - 6:13pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, the Champions Tour's final major of the season.
20 Aug 2011 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, the Champions Tour's final major of the season.
19 Aug 2011 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Jeff Sluman shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, the Champions Tour's final major of the season.
18 Aug 2011 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Standing on the 18th green needing a two-putt to win, Jay Haas stood over his putt and backed away. Then he did it again.
7 Aug 2011 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Peter Senior found himself in good position to win his first event since joining the Champions Tour last year.
6 Aug 2011 - 8:44pm - 0 Comments
Jay Haas often looks at the scoreboard during his round. What he saw with four holes to play Friday wasn't the most pleasing number.
5 Aug 2011 - 8:14pm - 0 Comments
Olin Browne is looking forward to a home-cooked meal next week. He has spent 12 weeks on the road playing on the Champions Tour or serving as a television analyst during the U.S. Open and British Open.
4 Aug 2011 - 7:42pm - 0 Comments
Back when he was just another kid with big dreams and not so much game, Olin Browne and his then-girlfriend used to go to a hardscrabble par-3 course nearby and imagine what it would be like to win a national championship. Now Browne and his wife, Pam, know.
31 Jul 2011 - 7:13pm - 0 Comments
A 66 is an impressive score, especially at a major championship, on a legendary course, and particularly when the player shooting it is a 66-year-old grandfather.
30 Jul 2011 - 10:14pm - 0 Comments
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