Latest Fred Funk Stories

2009-07-30 20:35:33

Greg Norman, who let a fourth-round lead get away last week at the Senior British Open, was tied at the top Thursday after one round of the U.S. Senior Open. Norman shot a 6-under 66 at the Crooked Stick Golf Club to tie Joey Sindelar, Dan Forsman and amateur Tim Jackson for the first-day lead. The tournament is being played on the course that vaulted John Daly to fame when he won the 1991 PGA Championship. Andy Bean and Fulton Allem were tied for fifth at 67 while the group at 68 included...

2009-07-26 16:39:10

American Loren Roberts shot a 3-under-par 67 and then beat Mark McNulty and Fred Funk in a playoff Sunday, winning the Senior British Open in England. Roberts won with a par on the third extra hole, eliminating McNulty. Funk dropped out after the first hole of the playoff. The three players had tied at 12-under 268 in regulation. McNulty had a 64 and Funk a 67 in the last round. The victory was Roberts' fourth in Champions Tour majors and 10th overall on the senior tour. Roberts had two...

2009-07-25 16:32:21

Greg Norman shot 6-under-par 64 Saturday and holds a one-stroke third-round lead at the Senior British Open golf tournament in Sunningdale, England. The Aussie, a former World No. 1, has a 54-hole total of 10-under 204, one shot better than second-round leader Fred Funk (72) and 2006 winner Loren Roberts (67). I was driving the ball well, the 54-year-old Norman, a two-time British Open winner, said after his best round in recent memory. I could see the shots I wanted on the tee so I just went...

2009-07-24 16:14:27

Fred Funk shot 5-under-par 65 Friday, giving him a three-stroke lead and a record 36-hole total of 11-under 129 at the Senior British Open golf tournament. The 65 followed a 64 Thursday, which gave the former University of Maryland golf coach a record first-round total on the Old Course at the Sunningdale (England) Golf Club. I don't feel like I shot 65, said Funk, who leads Sam Torrance (65) heading into Saturday's third round. It's just the way it all added up at the end. Loren Roberts...

2009-07-23 14:45:22

Fred Funk shot an opening 6-under-par 64 Thursday and leads the Champions Tour's Senior British Open golf tournament at Sunningdale, England by two strokes. The 53-year-old former University of Maryland golf coach, a four-time winner on the Champions Tour, made a surprising start after missing the cut at last week's PGA Tour's U.S. Bank Championship. He finished the first 18 holes with birdies at 11, 12, 14, 17 and 18 and built a two-stroke lead over Jay Haas, Loren Roberts, Christopher...

2009-06-27 19:10:02

Fred Funk had a 7-under 65 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead after two rounds of the senior Dick's Sporting Goods Open. Funk completed 36 holes at 15-under 129, breaking the previous 36-hole scoring record of 130 set last year by Eduardo Romero en route to victory. The first round was completed earlier Saturday after two weather delays Friday caused play to be suspended for the night due to darkness. Romero and Ronnie Black each missed the course record by a single stroke Saturday as they...

2009-05-30 18:42:32

Nick Price posted a four-under 67 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the seniors Principal Charity Classic in West Des Moines, Iowa. Price finished 36 holes at 7-under-par 135. Joey Sindelar (67) and Mark Wiebe (68) were tied for second at 136 and Fred Funk (69) and Mark McNulty (69) were tied for fourth at 5-under 137. Price, an 18-time winner on the PGA Tour, earned his first Champions Tour victory this season at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am in April.

2009-03-08 20:43:07

Eduardo Romero shot a 3-under-par 68 and won the Toshiba Classic in California Sunday by one shot over Joey Sindelar and Mark O'Meara. Romero finished at 11-under 202, good for his fifth victory on the Champions Tour. The 54-year-old Argentine won $255,000. Sindelar fired an 8-under 63, the best round of the tournament, and O'Meara carded a 70 to tie for second place at 10-under 203. Romero put together three straight birdies at Nos.10, 11 and 12 to take the lead and then added another birdie...

2008-12-05 15:27:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: PGA Tour Player and TaylorMade-adidas Golf staff professional Fred Funk. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050728/CGTH081LOGO) WHAT: Fred Funk will make a special pre-holiday appearance at the newly opened Naples Golf Galaxy store. During his visit, he will discuss his experiences on and off the course, will take questions from the audience, and...

2006-06-21 19:25:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former champion Tom Kite cannot understand it and local favorite Fred Funk is upset about its demise. The Booz Allen Classic makes its swansong this week in Potomac, Maryland before being replaced by another tournament in the latter half of next year or losing its spot altogether. A tour fixture since it was first held as the Kemper Open in 1968, the event has been relegated to the less-enticing Fall Series on the 2007 PGA Tour, if it takes place at all. "I...

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