BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Glen Day was 7 under through 16 holes to top the Regions Tradition leaderboard Thursday when bad weather halted the opening round of the first PGA Tour Champions major of...
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ken Tanigawa birdied the first three holes for a share of the lead with Tim Petrovic when first-round play in the PGA Tour Champions' Insperity Invitational was...
Tanigawa, Day, Ames share Chubb Classic lead
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Ken Tanigawa had six back-nine birdies in a 5-under 66 for a share of the Chubb Classic lead Saturday with Glen Day and Stephen Ames.
Tanigawa rebounded from bogeys on Nos. 8 and 9 with birdies on Nos. 10-12, 14, 15 and 17 at The Classics at Lely Resort.
Perry shoots 12-under 60 for lead in Champions Tour event
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Across the Atlantic Ocean last weekend, Kenny Perry was already looking ahead to this weekend's 3M Championship.
With all his accomplishments at the TPC Twin Cities, who could blame him?
Perry shot a 12-under-par 60 Saturday and leads the PGA Tour Champions event by five shots over Glen Day.
From 212 yards on No. 18, he missed shooting 59 by inches.
Jerry Smith shoots 64, leads by 2 at 3M Championship
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Jerry Smith said his opening round at the TPC Twin Cities wasn't as stress-free as it might have appeared.
Nonetheless, Smith made three late birdies to shoot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Friday and take a two-shot lead at the 3M Championship.
Perry, Small share 1-stroke lead at Senior Players
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Kenny Perry wasn't sure what to expect.
He's still rounding back into form following shoulder surgery. His back's bothering him, too.
A spot at the top of the leaderboard in a major? He'll take it.
Perry and Mike Small shot 7-under 65s to share a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Constellation Senior Players Championship on Thursday.
Tom Lehman leads Champions’ Principal Charity Classic
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Tom Lehman might finally get an elusive senior victory in Iowa after so many close calls.
Lehman shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic.
Lehman eagled the par-5 eighth and played a 10-hole stretch in 7 under before dropping a stroke on the par-4 18th. He had a 13-under 131 total, the best two-round score at Wakonda Club.
Langer takes 1-shot lead at PGA Tour Champions event in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernhard Langer returned for a three-week break to shoot an 8-under 64 and take the first-round lead Friday in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic.
Langer closed the bogey-free round with a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th at Wakonda Club. The 60-year-old German star took the brief break in part to attend his son's high school graduation.
Goydos, Singh, Janzen lead; Langer struggles in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Defending champion Paul Goydos and major winners Vijay Singh and Lee Janzen shot 7-under 64 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Langer birdies 18th for share of lead in playoff opener
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer birdied the par-5 18th for a 5-under 67 and a share of the first-round lead Friday in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first event in the PGA Tour Champions' Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs.
Seeking an unprecedented fifth Schwab Cup and fourth in a row, the 60-year-old Langer leads the season standings and has a tour-high five victories this season.
Price, Montgomerie, Kelly share PGA Tour Champions lead
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Phillip Price, Colin Montgomerie and Jerry Kelly shared the second-round lead at 8-under 136 on Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship.
Price and Montgomerie shot 67s at Prestonwood Country Club in the 50-and-over tour's regular-season finale. Kelly birdied four of his last six holes to shoot 68 and join them atop the leaderboard.
Five players were a stroke back: Tom Byrum, Vijay Singh, Doug Garwood, Corey Pavin and Glen Day. Byrum shot a 66 while the rest had 68s.
Scott McCarron takes PGA Tour Champions lead in Japan
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Scott McCarron was in a familiar spot at the top of a PGA Tour Champions leaderboard in his first trip to Japan. California childhood rival Kevin Sutherland was close behind — again.
Coming off his third victory in the last six tournaments, the 52-year-old McCarron shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday at Narita Golf Club to take a one-stroke lead over Sutherland in the Japan Airlines Championship — the senior tour's first event in Japan.
Sutherland, Day share PGA Tour Champions lead in Japan
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Kevin Sutherland and Glen Day shot 7-under 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Japan Airlines Championship, the first PGA Tour Champions event in Japan.
"The greens are fabulous," Sutherland said. "It's not even just good shape, it's in great shape. So as a result of that, it lends itself to some good scoring."
Jobe, Day share lead entering final round in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unexpected pair of leaders emerged at the PGA Tour Champions event on Saturday, while favorite Bernhard Langer stumbled yet again at the Wakonda Club.
Brandt Jobe shot a 6-under 66 to take a share of the lead following the second round. Jobe and Glen Day were at 11-under 133.
Jobe, who has never won on the senior tour, had a double-bogey on the par-3 ninth hole before rallying with six consecutive birdies.
Langer surges to tie for lead at 6-under in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernhard Langer is on quite a roll as he tries to become the first in seven years to win three straight PGA Tour Champions events. After one round in Iowa, he's tied with two golfers who've never won on the senior circuit.
Langer, Kevin Sutherland and Glen Day each shot 6-under 66 to share the opening-round lead Friday.
PGA Tour hands out 1st slow-play penalty since 1995
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — The first team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years has produced the first penalty for slow play since 1995.
PGA Tour officials say Miguel Angel Carballo and Brian Campbell were penalized one shot on the 14th hole of the opening round at the Zurich Classic for their second bad time. They opened with a 74 in foursomes.
They were on the clock when Carballo went over his allotted time on the 12th hole. Then, Campbell had a bad time on the 14th hole.
Sauers shoots 9-under 63 to take lead at Fallen Oak
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Gene Sauers shot a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic on Saturday.
The 54-year-old Sauers started the day three shots behind leader Joe Durant at Fallen Oak, but moved up the leaderboard with five birdies and an eagle on the front nine. He made bogey on No. 10, but recovered with three birdies over the final eight holes. He's at 12 under for the tournament.
Glen Day leads 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Monday qualifier Glen Day shot a 7-under 65 in perfect conditions Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' 3M Championship.
"Yes, I have a little more motivation as a Monday qualifier," Day said. "I didn't play as well today as I did Monday. I had no expectations this week. I just wanted to get into the tournament."
On Monday, he topped the five qualifiers with a 7-under 64 at nearby Victory Links.
Scott Dunlap shoots 8 under, leads at Dick’s
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Dunlap glanced at his scorecard and could only smile.
"Well, bogeying the first hole is usually my best way to start a round," he joked. "I did that, so I knew it was going to be a good day."
Was it ever.
After that bogey on the opening hole at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open, Dunlap rallied with four birdies in a five-hole span, then reeled off five straight birdies to start the back nine en route to an 8-under 64 on Friday at...