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Mark Calcavecchia's winning golf fashion statement: bacon pants

Among many Americans, it is a culinary truism that everything is better with bacon. To "everything," you can now add golf and pants. Mark Calcavecchia won his third event on the Champions Tour on Sunday, the Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa, while wearing bacon pants. Now, we're not talking bacon pants in the sense of Lady Gaga's meat dress -- which could be pretty...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Calcavecchia wins third Champions Tour title with one-shot victory

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mark Calcavecchia won the Principal Charity Classic on Sunday for his third career Champions Tour title, closing with a 3-under 69 for a one-stroke victory over Joe Durant and Brian Henninger. Calcavecchia, who missed the cut in the Senior PGA Championship two weeks ago, never trailed during the final round at the Wakonda Club. The 13-time PGA Tour winner finished...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Calcavecchia grabs 1-shot Champions Tour lead in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Mark Calcavecchia made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Champions Tour's Principal Charity Classic. Calcavecchia had a 9-under 135 total at Wakonda Club. The 54-year-old Calcavecchia has two victories on the 50-and-over tour after winning 13 times on the PGA Tour, including...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Angry Calcavecchia breaks two irons on one hole at Senior PGA

Maybe it was a good thing that Mark Calcavecchia missed the cut at the Senior PGA Championship -- he might not have had enough clubs for the weekend. During the second round on Friday at French Lick, Indiana, Calcavecchia apparently felt that the tools of his trade were betraying him, because he broke two of them. After his second shot on the par-5 ninth, from a hillside next to...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why No. 17 At TPC Sawgrass Is The Most Intimidating Hole In Golf (Videos)

Golfers accustomed to seeing green either turn red or go white when facing the blue expanse of the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass. Sure, it’s just 137 yards or so to the pin, but it seems like an ocean away, both to the eyes and the mind. Worst of all, golfers at this week’s Players Championship will have the entire round to think about tackling the most intimidating hole in the game...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Calcavecchia missing British Open after flight is cancelled

Mark Calcavecchia had an an automatic spot in the 2014 Open Championship field as a past winner who is less than 60 years old. Unfortunately, the 1989 champion was unable to make the trip to Royal Liverpool Golf Club in the United Kingdom. You can blame American Airlines for that. On Tuesday, Calcavecchia revealed on […]
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Adds Name to Growing List of Horrible First Pitches

The number of golfers throwing out ceremonial first pitches at major league baseball games is surprisingly high and now you can add one more name to that list. Unfortunately, you can also add Mark Calcavecchia to the list of guys who didn’t quite find the plate.With the Senior Tour in town for the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates gave...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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