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GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) Troy Merritt won the Quicken Loans National on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Rickie Fowler. The victory came a day after Merritt soared to the lead with a tournament-record 61 at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club. He won in his 96th career start on the tour, finishing at 18-under 266. Rickie Fowler...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Perry successfully defends 3M Championship title

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Kenny Perry breezed to his second straight victory in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer, Scott Dunlap and Kevin Sutherland. After shooting a 61 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead, Perry had six birdies and two bogeys in the final round to finish at 18-under 198. He became the...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Perry shoots 61 to take lead in 3M Championship

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Defending champion Kenny Perry had a hole-in-one and matched the 3M Championship record with an 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's event. Perry played the first eight holes in 7 under, making the ace on the fourth hole, and had two birdies on the back nine and closed with an 18-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th. He had...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Senior Open: Maggert, Langer share lead after third round

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert shared the lead over a bunched field heading into the final round of the U.S. Senior Open. Langer shot a 2-under 68, and Maggert had a 70 on Saturday. They were at 5-under 205 for the championship at delightful Del Paso Country Club, where conditions cooled off after consecutive days above 100 degrees. But the competition remained...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Maggert, Langer share lead after 3rd round of US Senior Open

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert shared the lead over a bunched field heading into the final round of the U.S. Senior Open. Langer shot a 2-under 68, and Maggert had a 70 on Saturday. They were at 5-under 205 for the championship at delightful Del Paso Country Club, where conditions cooled off after consecutive days above 100 degrees. But the competition...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Fantastic’ Belmont Country Club Shines As Senior Players Championship Host

BELMONT, Mass. – When you talk about golf in the Boston area, Belmont Country Club doesn’t always come up in the conversation of the area’s best courses. That’s likely to change after this weekend. The PGA’s Champions Tour is in Belmont for one of its five yearly majors, as some of golf’s greatest names will do battle in the Senior Players...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Champions Tour Makes Life Easier For Pro Golf’s Aging Stars

BELMONT, Mass. – Kenny Perry was approaching a crossroads in his career and in his life, and he could hear the whispers. Life on the PGA Tour isn’t easy. Sure, the money’s good and there’s something to be said for being paid (handsomely) to play a sport that many folks pay an arm and a leg to play recreationally on the weekend. But there are downsides...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship 2015: Tee Times, Pairings For Rounds 1, 2

If you live in Massachusetts, some of the biggest names in golf are coming right to your backyard. The PGA Champions Tour will stop in the Bay State this weekend, as the Senior Players Championship kicks off Thursday at the Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass. The tournament features an impressive list of golfers, including five members of the World...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Perry ends career as a slow learner; amateurs in US Open

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) One more putt would have given Kenny Perry two extra days on the PGA Tour, though it wouldn't have changed a thing. He wanted the Memorial to be his final PGA Tour event, and whether that ended on Friday or Sunday was irrelevant. The Memorial was the first of his 14 career victories in 1991, and it proved that he belonged among the best players. Even so, he never...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship Field: Five Hall Of Famers In Field At Belmont

The PGA Champions Tour is coming to the Boston area, and there’s no shortage of, well, champions. The PGA Tour’s senior circuit heads to Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass., for one of five yearly majors on the circuit. The tournament gets started Thursday afternoon at the Donald Ross model course just outside of Boston. There will be no shortage...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ian Woosnam wins Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) Ian Woosnam made a 30-foot birdie putt in a playoff Sunday to win the Insperity Invitational for his first Champions Tour title. Woosnam, the 57-year-old Welshman playing on a sponsor exemption, beat Kenny Perry and Tom Lehman on the first extra hole at The Woodlands Country Club. The 1991 Masters champion was making his 36th start on the 50-and-over tour...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Driver of the #94, Wendell Chavous, Partners with TESTORIL

Testoril, The All Natural Testosterone Booster, has partnered with Wendell Chavous and Premium Motorsports for the 2015 NCWTS Kroger 250. The new “blue pill” can offer the same great results as leading Rx pills, but without the side effects and high cost. Also endorsed by PGA tour winner, Brian Gay, former British Open Champion, Mark Calcavecchia and 2013 Senior PGA Charles Schwab...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU promotes Glasgow, Cross to co-defensive coordinators

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU has promoted safeties coach Chad Glasgow and linebackers coach DeMontie Cross to co-defensive coordinators. The moves on coach Gary Patterson's staff Wednesday came after it was revealed earlier this month that defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas is retiring. Dan Sharp, who directed special teams last season, takes over as defensive line coach. The 65-year...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Drought contributes to clever, cruel 10th hole at Riviera

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) No one summed up the 10th hole at Riviera as well as Ryo Ishikawa of Japan. ''Fun hole to watch. Tough to play,'' he said during the opening round of the Northern Trust Open. What many consider to be the best little par 4 in America - and among the best in the world - received even more attention last week at Riviera when it went from being clever to...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU's Perry headed to Kansas to become new Jayhawks co-DC

TCU's Kenny Perry is joining David Beaty's new staff at Kansas as the Jayhawks' new co-defensive coordinator and corners coach, a source told FOX Sports Wednesday. Like Beaty, Perry is a long-time former Texas high school coach. The hire should especially help the Jayhawks in recruiting the state of Texas. Perry spent two years on Gary Patterson's staff with the Horned Frogs. This...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Perry, Pernice share lead at Charles Schwab Cup

  Kenny Perry and Tom Pernice Jr. shared the lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship, taking advantage of Jay Haas' third-round collapse in difficult conditions at Desert Mountain. Perry shot a 2-under 68, and Pernice had a 70 to finish at 8-under 202 on the Cochise Course. ''Just a battle out there,'' Perry said. ''Greens are so hard...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry, Pernice share Champions Tour lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Kenny Perry and Tom Pernice Jr. shared the lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship, taking advantage of Jay Haas' third-round collapse in difficult conditions at Desert Mountain. Perry shot a 2-under 68, and Pernice had a 70 to finish at 8-under 202 on the Cochise Course. "Just a battle out there," Perry said. "Greens...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry, Pernice share Champions Tour lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Kenny Perry and Tom Pernice Jr. shared the lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship, taking advantage of Jay Haas' third-round collapse. Perry shot a 2-under 68, and Pernice had a 70 to finish at 8-under 202 on Desert Mountain's Cochise Course. The 60-year-old Haas, four strokes ahead after opening with rounds of...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Clubhouse: Kenny Perry

PGA Tour and Champions Tour Player, Kenny Perry, joins John Maginnes and Jeff Rude on The Clubhouse to talk about what’s going on in his life, on and off the course. Former PGA Tour pro John Maginnes, longtime Golfweek Senior Writer Jeff Rude, and extreme sports champion Will Christien, co-host Back9Network’s nightly talk show, “The Clubhouse.” The playful banter of Christien...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Playing Through: Q&A with Kenny Perry

Playing Through: Q&A with Kenny Perry He turned professional in 1982, and has literally seen and done it all on the PGA Tour.  In his thirty plus years as a pro, Kenny Perry has a great perspective on what it takes to make it on the Tour, how he stacks up against his competition, and where the sport is heading. In 2010, he joined the Champions Tour and found success quickly...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster rundown: A closer look at the Europe Ryder Cup team

Here is a closer look at the European squad for the 2014 Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland: RORY McILROY Northern Ireland, age 25 World Ranking: 1 Ryder Cup appearances: 2; 4-3-2 record. Tait’s take: Although he’s only 25, the World No. 1 will be seen as vital to Europe’s chances of winning the match for the third successive time,...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Kenny Perry talks contest, Ryder Cup

I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with 14-time PGA Tour winner and Champions Tour Player of the Year Kenny Perry, who has a very sweet sweepstakes going on right now. Kenny talked about the Tempur-Pedic golf sweepstakes which includes a trip to Mexico, $15,000 in cash money, a Tempur-Pedic mattress and great golf. He also talked about this year’s Ryder Cup and his experience...
Via The GP Golf Report
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Valhalla galleries make Kenny Perry's 54th birthday one to cherish

  For Kenny Perry, it was quite a party. When he arrived at Valhalla Golf Club, there was a banner laid out on a table in the clubhouse for everyone to sign. ''HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KP,'' it said. Then Perry, who turned 54 on Sunday, shot his best round of the week, a 3-under-par 68 that left him a respectable 10 shots behind winner Rory McIlroy in a tie for 27th place. ''I've never heard...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Quite a 54th birthday party for Kenny Perry

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) For Kenny Perry, it was quite a party. When he arrived at Valhalla Golf Club, there was a banner laid out on a table in the clubhouse for everyone to sign. ''HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KP,'' it said. Then Perry, who turned 54 on Sunday, shot his best round of the week, a 3-under 68 that left him a respectable 10 shots behind winner Rory McIlroy in a tie for 27th place...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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