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Champions Tour: Montgomerie, Durant top Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

  Colin Montgomerie and Joe Durant shared the lead at 5-under 67 on Friday after the first round of the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. Montgomerie finished with a birdie on the par-4 ninth hole at Fallen Oak. He won the Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open last year. Durant also closed with a birdie on No. 9. The four-time PGA Tour champion is winless...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Montgomerie, Durant top Champions Tour leaderboard

SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) Colin Montgomerie and Joe Durant shared the lead at 5-under 67 on Friday after the first round of the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. Montgomerie finished with a birdie on the par-4 ninth hole at Fallen Oak. He won the Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open last year. Durant also closed with a birdie on No. 9. The four-time PGA Tour champion...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions: Smith has ace, leads Tucson Conquistadores Classic

  Jerry Smith had a hole-in-one and shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's inaugural Tucson Conquistadores Classic. The 50-year-old Smith used a 5-iron on the 212-yard seventh hole -- his 16th hole of the day -- on Tucson National's Catalina Course. He played the final nine holes in 6-under 30, making birdies on Nos. 2, 3, 6 and 8. Based...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Smith has ace, leads Tucson Conquistadores Classic

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Jerry Smith had a hole-in-one and shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's inaugural Tucson Conquistadores Classic. The 50-year-old Smith used a 5-iron on the 212-yard seventh hole - his 16th hole of the day - on Tucson National's Catalina Course. He played the final nine holes in 6-under 30, making birdies on Nos. 2, 3...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Darren Clarke Named European Ryder Cup Captain

Northern Irishman Darren Clarke was picked to captain the European Ryder Cup squad at Hazeltine next year. “It’s a huge honor for me,” Clarke said upon receiving the news. “It’s another part of my golfing career that I could never have imagined when I started off. To be given the honor of leading the team is massive for me.” Related Ryder Cup News: Davis Love III Gets...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Europe selects Darren Clarke as Ryder Cup captain for 2016

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Darren Clarke has been selected as the captain of the European team for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. The European Tour announced its decision on Wednesday following a meeting of a five-man selection panel, which included the last three captains - Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal and Paul McGinley. Top-ranked Rory McIlroy and stalwarts of the...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Montgomerie holds 1-shot lead at ACE Group Classic

  Colin Montgomerie has fond memories of his last showdown with Lee Janzen. He's hoping for a repeat. Montgomerie overcame a double bogey to shoot his second straight 6-under 66, holding onto a one-stroke lead over Janzen after two rounds of the ACE Group Classic at TwinEagles Golf Club on Saturday. Montgomerie birdied four of his last six holes and is 12-under 132 for the tournament...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Champion Tour: Montgomerie leads by one stroke after first round

NAPLES, Fla. -- Colin Montgomerie had five birdies in an eight-hole stretch on the back nine Friday, shooting a 6-under 66 for a one-shot lead after one round of the Champions Tour's ACE Group Classic. Montgomerie is followed by Tommy Armour III, who shot a 67 at TwinEagles Golf Club. Defending champion Kirk Triplett and Lee Janzen are at 68. Montgomerie began his day with a 40-foot...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie leads by a shot at Champion Tours event

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Colin Montgomerie had five birdies in an eight-hole stretch on the back nine Friday, shooting a 6-under 66 for a one-shot lead after one round of the Champions Tour's ACE Group Classic. Montgomerie is followed by Tommy Armour III, who shot a 67 at TwinEagles Golf Club. Defending champion Kirk Triplett and Lee Janzen are at 68. Montgomerie began his day with a 40...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Langer-Montgomerie shaping up as classic Champions Tour rivalry

  Colin Montgomerie knows how to knock Bernhard Langer off the Champions Tour's top spot. ''The goal is to redirect Langer to other sites, so we all have a chance of beating him,'' Montgomerie said, smiling. Not much chance of that happening this week. The Allianz Championship, the tour's first full-field event, starts Friday on The Old Course at Broken Sound Golf Club. Langer lives...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Langer thrives when tournament comes to his home course

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Colin Montgomerie knows how to knock Bernhard Langer off the Champions Tour's top spot. ''The goal is to redirect Langer to other sites, so we all have a chance of beating him,'' Montgomerie said, smiling. Not much chance of that happening this week. The Allianz Championship, the tour's first full-field event, starts Friday on The Old Course at Broken Sound...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It's all fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open

Colin Montgomerie, Victor Dubuisson and Martin Kaymer enjoy fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open. 
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It’s All Fireworks & Fun At The Turkish Airlines Open

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Dubuisson & Kaymer Set Off Fireworks At Maxx Royal Target Challenge The Turkish Airlines Open may not get the recognition of other tournaments, but the event definitely knows how to put on a show. On Wednesday, a group of players went...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Spain's Jimenez shoots 63 to lead in Turkey

BELEK, Turkey (AP) Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a one-stroke lead on the opening day of the Turkish Airlines Open. Jimenez eagled his opening hole and had seven birdies in an 11-hole stretch starting on the fourth. He was one shot off the record at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course. England's Ian Poulter also recorded an eagle and seven birdies, but...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Langer to be aggressive in Champions Tour finale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bernhard Langer can afford to take an aggressive approach in the Champions Tour's Charles Schwab Cup Championship. The 57-year-old German star wrapped up the Charles Schwab Cup points title Sunday in San Antonio, taking a lot of the drama out of the season-ending event that begins Thursday at Desert Mountain. ''In the past, I was always either leading or second...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie thinks he can catch Bernhard Langer for season title

  Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he's figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week's SAS Championship, and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. Montgomerie says he's ''got a lot to do to catch Bernhard.'' The...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2-man race headlines SAS Championship

CARY, N.C. (AP) Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he's figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week's SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. Montgomerie says he's ''got a lot to do to catch...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup: U.S. Golfer Patrick Reed ‘Shushes’ European Crowd After Putt (Video)

The Americans had their work cut out for them Sunday in Scotland at the Ryder Cup, but Patrick Reed is doing all he can to inspire his teammates. Team USA entered the final day of the tournament trailing 10-6 with the Europeans needing just four points during Sunday’s singles matches to retain the Cup. The U.S. got off to a bit of a sluggish start in the make-or-break day, but...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Poulter takes game to new level at Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Ian Poulter is being linked to Seve Ballesteros and Colin Montgomerie, two players with whom he would appear to have little in common. Ballesteros is a five-time major champion whose passion sparked growth in golf across Europe. Montgomerie is an eight-time winner of the European Tour money list. Poulter has done neither. But this isn't just golf. It's...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

11 Most Memorable Ryder Cup Moments

For the first 57 years of the Ryder Cup, the Americans dominated Great Britain and Ireland. Save for an infamous halve in 1969 and hiccups in 1929, 1933 and 1957, the Americans won them all. In 1979, the rest of Europe joined in and changed the event forever. A tournament rooted in sportsmanship now stands for much more — bragging rights. With the best of the best from Europe and...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins for 2nd straight week on Euro Senior Tour

  Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club. Gibson finished with...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins Russian Senior Open

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club. Gibson...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event by record 10 strokes

WOBURN, England -- Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total to $662...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total to $662...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: adidas & Ashworth Scripting

Justin Rose, Jason Day and Sergio Garcia are likely to be seen atop the leaderboard at this week’s 2014 PGA Championship. As such, TaylorMade-adidas and Ashworth are outfitting their players to the nines with some exciting new golf apparel. Justin Rose Rosey will make his bid for a second career major while wearing the newest polo designs from Ashworth. On Thursday, he’ll sport...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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