Champions Tour

CONOVER, North Carolina -- Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic.
Point leader Lehman headlines second edition of Montreal Championship
With the Montreal Championship set to begin on Canada Day, Champions Tour points leader Tom Lehman didn’t miss the occasion to get into the holiday spirit.
30 Jun 2011 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Huston gets first senior win in third start at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
John Huston shot a 7-under 65 to win his first Champions Tour event Sunday, taking advantage of three straight bogeys by Mark Wiebe to capture the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
26 Jun 2011 - 6:30pm - 0 Comments
Wiebe moves two ahead of Huston at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
Mark Wiebe shot a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Saturday, taking a two-shot lead over John Huston in a bid for his second straight Champions Tour victory.
25 Jun 2011 - 6:52pm - 0 Comments
Huston and Wiebe tied at top on Day 1 at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
John Huston defied the odds at the short-and-narrow En-Joie Golf Course. He struggled off the tee and it didn't matter one bit.
24 Jun 2011 - 6:40pm - 0 Comments
Local favorite Sindelar eager to break through at Dick's Sporting Goods
When Joey Sindelar celebrated his 50th birthday in March 2008, he hit the ground running on the Champions Tour.
23 Jun 2011 - 1:45pm - 0 Comments
Wiebe tops Mason on third playoff hole to grab Greater Hickory Classic
Mark Wiebe parred the third playoff hole following a weather delay and won the Greater Hickory Classic on Sunday when James Mason missed a four-foot par putt.
12 Jun 2011 - 6:13pm - 0 Comments
Tway cards seven birdies, holds onto one-shot lead at Hickory Classic
Bob Tway decided to try the Champions Tour because he still enjoyed playing competitive golf. What disappeared in the shift from the PGA Tour was the intense pressure to win. Two years later, the 1986 PGA Championship winner is about to test his new, relaxed persona.
11 Jun 2011 - 4:40pm - 0 Comments
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