Jay Haas has experienced unprecedented success in Iowa during his Champions Tour career.
If Haas can win a fourth Principal Charity Classic title in his first trip to the event's new home, he'll join a pair of Hall of Famers in the senior circuit record book.
Set to start play Friday at the Wakonda Club, Haas is trying to join Jack Nicklaus and Hale Irwin as the only Champions Tour players to win the same event four times,
Haas won in 2007-08 and cruised to a five-stroke win at the Glen Oaks Country Club last spring. He's fourth in the Charles Schwab Cup and tied for second last weekend in the Senior PGA Championship.
''I don't think of it in those terms. I think of it as, 'What have you done for me this week?' '' Haas said. ''But the fact that I could join those two guys in anything that they did would be pretty special.''
But the 59-year-old Haas, the only player to win the Iowa tournament more than once, won't enjoy the advantage of playing a course that suited him so well f...