KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez rallied to win the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, birdieing six of the final nine holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Mark O'Meara.
Russ Cochran went 19 years, 2 months, 5 days between wins. He finally hoisted a trophy last September in South Korea, and went on to win the next event in North Carolina. He's not willing to wait around to add to his collection.
21 Jan 2011 - 10:13pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson is confident, ready to get the season started and feeling right at home. Watson spent the last three weeks at his home at Hualalai preparing for the Champions Tour season, which opens Friday with the Mitsubishi Electric Championship.
20 Jan 2011 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
Bob Charles, the first left-hander to win one of golf’s major tournaments, has been awarded New Zealand’s highest civil honor.
30 Dec 2010 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Bernhard Langer has been voted player of the year on the Champions Tour for winning five times, including back-to-back majors against the 50-and-older set. Langer became the first Champions Tour member to win player of the year and lead the money list for three straight years.
6 Dec 2010 - 1:27pm - 0 Comments
Keith Clearwater (Orem, Utah) threatened the course record with a sizzling 9-under-par 63 on Thursday at TPC Eagle Trace, but fell one shy in that quest. However, he’ll have a three-stroke cushion heading into Friday’s final round of the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament.
22 Nov 2010 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
Keith Clearwater (Orem, Utah) couldn’t quite duplicate his 9-under-par 63 from Thursday, but his even-par 72 on Friday was enough to earn the 51-year-old medalist honors at the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace.
22 Nov 2010 - 2:26pm - 0 Comments
Frankie Minoza (Manila, Philippines) shot a 4-under-par 68 on Wednesday and opened up a three-stroke margin at the midway point of the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace.
17 Nov 2010 - 6:21pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour veteran J.L. Lewis of Austin, Texas, and Frankie Minoza of the Philippines, a long-time competitor on the Japan Tour and Asian Tour, share the first-round lead at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace after opening round 6-under-par 66s on Tuesday.
16 Nov 2010 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
John Cook learned much of what he knows about golf from Ken Venturi.
7 Nov 2010 - 8:14pm - 0 Comments
Michael Allen shot a course-record 10-under 61 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion John Cook in the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. The 51-year-old Allen had 10 birdies, the last on the par-4 18th, in his bogey-free round at Harding Park for the lowest rou
6 Nov 2010 - 7:49pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion John Cook shot a 2-under 69 on Friday at Harding Park to take a one-stroke lead over Tom Kite and Tom Lehman in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. A day after opening with seven birdies in a bogey-free 64, Cook was even par through 15 holes, the
5 Nov 2010 - 8:00pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion John Cook shot a 7-under 64 on Thursday at Harding Park to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Cook, the winner last year at Sonoma Golf Club, had a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk and Tom Pernice Jr. Tom Lehman ope
4 Nov 2010 - 9:06pm - 0 Comments
Monday qualifier Rod Spittle won the AT&T Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour victory, beating Jeff Sluman with a par on the first hole of a playoff. Spittle, a 55-year-old Canadian, and Sluman closed with 4-under 67s to finish at 12 under on the Oak Hills Country Club course.
31 Oct 2010 - 6:38pm - 0 Comments
Larry Nelson made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Jay Don Blake, Steve Lowery and Chien Soon Lu in the AT&T Championship, the Champions Tour’s final full-field event of the year. The 63-year-old Nelson, who won the last of his 19 Champi
30 Oct 2010 - 7:19pm - 0 Comments
Hale Irwin shot his age for the first time on the Champions Tour, finishing with a 6-under 65 for a share of the first-round lead in the AT&T Championship with 2007 and 2008 winner John Cook, Larry Nelson, Chien Soon Lu and Mark Wiebe.
29 Oct 2010 - 7:56pm - 0 Comments
Bruce Lietzke understands the uncertainty that most players feel when a tournament moves to a new course, especially ones put together by Pete Dye.
28 Oct 2010 - 6:38pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples left Corey Pavin and everybody else way behind in the Administaff Small Business Classic, shooting a 9-under 63 on Sunday for a seven-stroke victory.
24 Oct 2010 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to maintain a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Administaff Small Business Classic. Pavin had a 10-under 134 total on The Woodlands Country Club course. Mark Wiebe (68) was second, and Fred Couples (65) was 8 under.
23 Oct 2010 - 8:04pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin shot a 6-under-par 66 Friday for a one-shot lead after the first round of the Champions Tour's Administaff Small Business Classic. Pavin didn't play golf for a 45-day period while serving as the Ryder Cup team captain.
22 Oct 2010 - 9:12pm - 0 Comments
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