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Kirk Triplett wins ACE Group Classic, his third Champions Tour title

Kirk Triplett won the ACE Group Classic on Sunday for his third Champions Tour title, holing a 6-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory. The 51-year-old Triplett shot a 6-under 66 to finish at 16-under 200 on TwinEagles' Talon Course. He won the 50-and-over tour's Pebble Beach event the last two years after winning three times on the PGA Tour. Defending...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cochran leads SAS Championship

Russ Cochran shot his second straight 6-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's SAS Championship on Saturday. The 2010 winner at Prestonwood Country Club birdied five of the first six holes, dropped a stroke on the par-5 seventh and added birdies on Nos. 15 and 17. He won the Principal Charity Classic in Iowa in June for his fourth victory...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson shoots age in SAS

Larry Nelson shot his age for a share of the lead in the SAS Championship, while Nick Faldo failed to finish the round in his first regular Champions Tour event. The 66-year-old Nelson had a 6-under 66 on Friday to join Russ Cochran and Mark Mouland atop the leaderboard at Prestonwood. Faldo withdrew after 12 holes because of an elbow injury. He tweaked a torn capsule in his left...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Triplett wins again at Pebble Beach

Kirk Triplett successfully defended his First Tee Open title Sunday at Pebble Beach, closing with a 4-under-par 68 for a two-stroke victory over Doug Garwood and Dan Forsman. Three strokes behind leader Tom Lehman entering the round, Triplett finished at 11-under 205 for his second career Champions Tour title. Last year, the three-time PGA Tour winner overcame a four-shot deficit...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

John Riegger leads Boeing Classic

John Riegger shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to open a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Boeing Classic The 50-year-old Riegger, making his fifth career start on the 50-and-over tour, had an eagle for the second straight day and added seven birdies and a bogey to finish at 11 under at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Tom Lehman, Bernhard Langer, Kirk Triplett...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Principal Charity Classic Scores

Sunday At Wakonda Club Des Moines, Iowa Purse: $1.75 million Yardage: 6,910; Par: 72 Final Russ Cochran (263), $262,500 71-67-67-205 Jay Don Blake (154), $154,000 71-66-69-206 Mark Calcavecchia (104), $104,417 70-70-67-207 Kirk Triplett (104), $104,417 72-68-67-207 Duffy Waldorf (104), $104,417 69-67-71-207 Peter Senior (70), $70,000 74-65-69-208 Michael Allen (45), $45,281...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Chapman, Blake atop better-ball event

Roger Chapman and Jay Don Blake teamed to shoot an 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf better-ball tournament. Chapman and Blake were 17 under. The teams of Bernhard Langer-Tom Lehman, Brad Faxon-Jeff Sluman, Scott Hoch-Jim Gallagher Jr., Craig Stadler-Kirk Triplett and Brad Faxon-Jeff Sluman were tied for second. '...
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Champions Tour Charles Schwab Cup Leaders

Through Jan. 20 Points Money 1. John Cook 309 $309,000 2. David Frost 187 $187,000 3. Bernhard Langer 133 $133,000 4. Fred Couples 112 $111,500 5. Kirk Triplett 87 $86,500 5. Kenny Perry 87 $86,500 7. Russ Cochran 72 $71,500 8. Tom Lehman 63 $62,500 9. Corey Pavin 46 $46,150 9. Tom Kite 46 $46,150 9. Hale Irwin 46 $46,150 9. Jay Haas 46 $46,150 9. Steve Elkington 46 $46,150
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Frost leads Champions Tour opener by 1 stroke

David Frost of South Africa had a 7-under 65 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship. The tournament opens the 34th Champions Tour season at Hualalai Golf Club. The field of 40 has champions from the past two years and major champions from the past five, plus eight sponsor exemptions. Frost made a 40-foot eagle putt on the...
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Gainey wins Pebble Beach Invitational

Tommy Gainey birdied No. 18 for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke victory in the Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday. Kirk Triplett and William McGirt tied for second in the tournament that featured players from the PGA, LPGA, Champions and Web.com tours. Triplett, who was tied for the lead following the second round, closed with a 68 and McGirt shot a 69 in the final round. Gainey...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Streb leads Pebble Beach Invitational

Robert Streb shot a 3-under 69 in rainy conditions Saturday at Del Monte to take a one-stroke lead over Billy Horschel after the third round in the Pebble Beach Invitational. Streb, 25, had a 10-under 206 total. He won the Web.com Tour's Mylan Classic in September and finished seventh on the tour's money list to earn a PGA Tour card. Horschel had a 68, also at Del Monte...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Cochran, Triplett sit atop leaderboard

Russ Cochran shot a 7-under 65 on Friday at Del Monte for a share of the Pebble Beach Invitational lead with fellow Champions Tour player Kirk Triplett. Triplett had a 69 at Del Monte to match Cochran at 9-under 135 in the tournament that features 81 players from the PGA, LPGA, Champions and Web.com tours. John Mallinger, the 2010 winner, was a stroke back after a 69 at Spyglass...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Stallings leads at Pebble Beach

Scott Stallings shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday at Del Monte to take a two-stroke lead over William McGirt and Kirk Triplett in the Pebble Beach Invitational. Stallings, the True South Classic winner in July for his second PGA Tour title, made eight birdie putts inside 10 feet in the unofficial event that features PGA, LPGA, Champions and Web.com tour players. ''I had to...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

AT&T Championship Scores

Sunday At TPC San Antonio (ATT Canyons Course) San Antonio Purse: $1.85 million Yardage: 6,923; Par: 72 Final x-won on second hole of playoff x-David Frost (278), $277,500 71-71-66-208 Bernhard Langer (163), $162,800 74-68-66-208 Mark Calcavecchia (133), $133,200 67-69-74-210 Tommy Armour III (110), $110,075 73-71-67-211 Kirk Triplett (81), $80,938 74-69-69-212 Willie Wood ...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

PGA Tour caddie dies of heart attack

Scott Steele, a popular PGA Tour caddie who worked for Larry Mize when he won the 1987 Masters, has died of a heart attack. He was 55. The PGA Tour said Steele had a heart attack Oct. 14 in the parking lot at the Greater Hickory Golf Classic, where he was working for Kirk Triplett. He was placed in a medically induced coma to help his recovery. Steele died Friday night. Players...
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October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Caddie of Masters winner Mize dies

Scott Steele, a popular PGA Tour caddie who worked for Larry Mize when he won the 1987 Masters, has died of a heart attack. He was 55. The PGA Tour said Steele had a heart attack Oct. 14 in the parking lot at the Greater Hickory Golf Classic, where he was working for Kirk Triplett. He was placed in a medically-induced coma to help his recovery. Steele died Friday night. Players...
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October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Calcavecchia leads Boeing Classic

Defending champion Mark Calcavecchia eagled the par-5 eighth hole and finished with a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Boeing Classic. Steve Pate, Jeff Sluman, Joe Don Blake, Eduardo Romero and Kirk Triplett were tied for second at 68. Calcavecchia, a playoff winner last year at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge for his first Champions Tour title, made a 20-foot putt...
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Champions Tour-Boeing Classic Scores

Scores Friday from the Boeing Classic, a Champions Tour event at the 7,183-yard, par-72 TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. First Round Mark Calcavecchia 31-34-65 Steve Pate 36-32-68 Jay Don Blake 34-34-68 Jeff Sluman 35-33-68 Kirk Triplett 35-33-68 Eduardo Romero 33-35-68 Joel Edwards 37-32-69 Jim Gallagher, Jr. 34-35-69 Willie Wood 35-34-69 Rod Spittle 36-33-69 Brad Faxon 34-35-69...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Calcavecchia leads Boeing Classic

Defending champion Mark Calcavecchia eagled the par-5 eighth hole and finished with a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Boeing Classic. Steve Pate, Jeff Sluman, Joe Don Blake, Eduardo Romero and Kirk Triplett were tied for second at 68. Calcavecchia, a playoff winner last year at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge for his first Champions Tour title, made a 20-foot putt...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Kirk Triplett wins First Tee Open

Kirk Triplett won the First Tee Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach for his first Champions Tour title, making an early eagle and closing with a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory. Triplett, the two-time PGA Tour winner making his eighth start on the senior tour after turning 50 in March, finished at 10-under 206. He opened with a 70 at Pebble Beach and had a 70 at Del Monte on Saturday...
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July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Triplett shoots 66 for 2-stroke victory

Kirk Triplett won the First Tee Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach for his first Champions Tour title, making an early eagle and closing with a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory. Triplett, the two-time PGA Tour winner making his eighth start on the senior tour after turning 50 in March, finished at 10-under 206. He opened with a 70 at Pebble Beach and had a 70 at Del Monte on Saturday...
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July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Club greens improved for US Open

It is an image the folks at Olympic Club would love to forget. Payne Stewart, the Ozark hillbilly in the dapper plus-fours, had been leading the 1998 U.S. Open since almost the opening shot. Then, on Friday afternoon, Stewart struck a birdie putt on the 18th green that came within a whisker of going in. But rather than stopping an inch or so from the hole, the ball began rolling...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Champions-Principal Charity Classic Scores

Sunday At Glen Oaks Country Club West Des Moines, Iowa Purse: $1.75 million Yardage: 6,897; Par: 71 Final Round Jay Haas (263), $262,500 66-65-66-197 Larry Mize (140), $140,000 66-68-68-202 Kirk Triplett (140), $140,000 67-73-62-202 Fred Funk (94), $93,625 70-67-66-203 Tom Lehman (94), $93,625 68-67-68-203 Andrew Magee (70), $70,000 68-68-68-204 David Eger (56), $56,000 69...
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June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Haas wins Principal Charity Classic

Kirk Triplett put together the best round of golf anyone had ever played Sunday in the Principal Charity Classic. But Jay Haas was brilliant for three rounds instead of one, proving yet again that nobody can dominate the Glen Oaks Country Club like he can. Haas finished with a 16-under 197 total to win the tournament by five strokes, becoming the first golfer to win the Champions...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

‘Good One’

(From the ARMCHAIR GOLF archives.)KIRK TRIPLETT IS WORKING on something. Only he and his caddie know for sure. Actually, I’m going to say that his caddie doesn’t know. He’s working the towel. That’s what he does.If you’ve ever watched Tour pros beat balls, you know that after the initial excitement wears off it’s pretty boring. Pick any guy out there and watch them hit...
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December 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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