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Goosen shoots 62 to take 3-shot lead in Senior Players

Jul. 12, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major tournaments. After returning in the morning to birdie the 18th for a 69 in the rain-delayed first round, Goosen made an...

Stricker makes record debut and wins US Senior Open

Jun. 30, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker made his U.S. Senior Open debut one for the record book. Stricker birdied the opening hole Sunday and never was threatened on his way to a 1-under 69 for a six-shot victory. He finished at 19-under 261 on the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, breaking by three shots...

Stricker makes record debut and wins US Senior Open

Jun. 30, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker finally has a national golf championship he can call his own as the record-setting winner of the U.S. Senior Open. "I never was able to win a USGA event in my career, whether it was in the amateur ranks or when I turned pro," said Stricker, who birdied the opening...

Steve Stricker increases lead to 6 shots in US Senior Open

Jun. 29, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker is the man to beat when he shows up on the PGA Tour Champions. "Let's just get it on the table, Steve Stricker is kind of becoming a jerk," fellow player Billy Andrade joked Friday, a day before Stricker opened a six-stroke lead in the U.S. Senior Open. Seeking his...

Stricker goes low again for US Senior Open 36-hole mark

Jun. 28, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The boys from Madison are making it look easy at Notre Dame in the U.S. Senior Open. For the second straight day, Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly, friends and competitors since their junior years in Wisconsin, took apart the rain-softened Warren Golf Course, each shooting bogey-free...

Stricker, Tom shared US Senior Open lead at Notre Dame

Jun. 27, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Defending champion David Toms was looking for a good start in the U.S. Senior Open. Steve Stricker was looking for a fresh start. Both got what they wanted Thursday with rounds of 8-under 62 to share the lead in an opening round that yielded a record number of scores under par on...

Jerry Kelly wins hometown PGA Tour Champions event

Jun. 23, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jerry Kelly won his hometown PGA Tour Champions event, beating Retief Goosen with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff Sunday in the American Family Insurance Championship. Kelly closed with a 6-under 66 at rainy University Ridge to match Goosen and tournament host and fellow...

Steve Flesch takes PGA Tour Champions lead in Madison

Jun. 22, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Steve Flesch birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and the second-round lead Saturday in the American Family Insurance Championship, with tournament host Steve Stricker a stroke back in his hometown tournament. The 52-year-old Flesch played the back nine at University Ridge in...

Jerry Kelly lead hometown PGA Tour Champions event

Jun. 21, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jerry Kelly shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in his hometown American Family Insurance Championship. Kelly played the back nine at University Ridge in 5-under 31. "I didn't really get into a rhythm early," Kelly said. "I didn't play the par 5s particularly well....

Sutherland rallies, outlasts Parel _ again _ on senior tour

Jun. 2, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This time, Kevin Sutherland only needed two extra holes to finish off Scott Parel. Two months after beating Parel in Mississippi on the seventh playoff hole, Sutherland birdied the second extra hole Sunday at Wakonda Club to win the Principal Charity Classic in the third-largest...