Champions Tour

ATLANTA (AP) -- Olin Browne shot a tournament-record 8-under 64 to take the Greater Gwinnett Championship lead and still couldn't relax. Bernhard Langer was still on the course Saturday.
Blake leads Lehman by one shot after first round at Allianz Championship
A lack of practice didn't hurt Jay Don Blake in his 2011 Champions Tour debut. Blake opened with an 8-under 64 at the Allianz Championship on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Tom Lehman after the first round of the over-50 circuit's first full-field event.
11 Feb 2011 - 6:45pm - 0 Comments
Langer set to defend hometown title at Allianz Championship in Florida
Defending champion Bernhard Langer hopes playing at home will be his ticket to winning a second consecutive Allianz Championship title this weekend.
10 Feb 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Nicklaus-Watson team wins second straight time in Champions Skins
Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson successfully defended their Kaanapali Champions Skins Game title Sunday, finishing with seven skins and $310,000 to edge Mark O'Meara and Bernhard Langer by $10,000.
31 Jan 2011 - 12:16am - 0 Comments
Big birdie gives Langer-O'Meara duo lead in Champions Skins Game
Bernhard Langer made an 8-foot birdie putt on the sixth hole for four skins and $120,000, giving the German star and partner Mark O'Meara the lead Saturday in the Kaanapali Champions Skins Game.
29 Jan 2011 - 10:29pm - 0 Comments
Cook whips up two-shot triumph in season-opening Mitsubishi Electric
It was a run that John Cook had never experienced in his long, successful career.
23 Jan 2011 - 10:19pm - 0 Comments
Cochran keeps two-shot edge after Day 2 of season-opening Mitsubishi
Russ Cochran has won on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, but he knows the other side well.
22 Jan 2011 - 10:26pm - 0 Comments
Cochran opens Champions season with 62 to lead by two at Mitsubishi
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
Watson one of four players in 60s to begin Champions season at Hualalai
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
Ex-British Open champion Charles receives New Zealand's highest honor
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
Langer named Player of Year with two major wins, Couples voted top rookie
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
Clearwater seizes control after three rounds of Champions Tour Q-School
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
Clearwater wins senior Q-School as five graduate to 2011 Champions Tour
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
Minoza of Philippines opens three- shot lead at Champions Q-School
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
Lewis and Minoza share lead after Day 1 of Champions Tour Q-School
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
Cook wins Champions season finale, Langer takes Schwab Cup points title
John Cook learned much of what he knows about golf from Ken Venturi.
7 Nov 2010 - 8:14pm - 0 Comments
Course-record 61 boosts Allen to one- shot lead at Schwab Cup finale
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 champ Cook maintains one- shot edge at Charles Schwab Cup
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
Langer cards an ace, but Cook grabs lead at Schwab Cup Championship
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
Spittle knocks off Sluman in playoff to capture AT&T Championship
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