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2009-05-15 19:35:12

Dan Forsman's 7-under-par 65 Friday helped him grab a one-stroke lead after 18 holes at the Champions Tour's Regions Charity Golf Classic in Alabama. His round included eight birdies and just one bogey at the par-4 ninth. He leads the trio of Keith Fergus, Larry Mize and Hal Sutton. Momentum can go quickly, an apprehensive Forsman told the Birmingham News. You can be just off a touch and now all the sudden you're down two shots. It's a little adjustment out here because on the regular tour...

2009-02-14 21:45:46

Gil Morgan and Tom Jenkins took the senior Allianz Championship lead Saturday after Bernhard Langer lost four shots in a three-hole stretch. Langer, who improved his overnight lead with three birdies on the front nine, made two bogeys and a double-bogey on 15, 16 and 17 to fall three strokes back heading into Sunday's final round. Morgan turned in a 7-under 65 and Jenkins had a 67 to share a one-stroke lead at 10-under 134. Mike Goodes (68) and Jerry Pate (71) share third place at 9-under 135...

2006-05-27 18:06:44

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Local favorite Gil Morgan overcame gusting winds to regain control of the Senior PGA Championship with a level-par 71 in Saturday's third round at Edmond, Oklahoma. A stroke off the pace overnight, the 59-year-old American ended a grueling day of high-scoring at Oak Tree Golf Club one ahead of Brad Bryant. Morgan, who lives a short walk from the course, offset three bogeys with three birdies for a 54-hole total of six-under 207. Chasing his first Champions Tour...

2006-05-25 21:03:23

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Making the most of home advantage, Gil Morgan fired a five-under-par 66 to grab a one-shot lead in the Senior PGA Championship first round in Edmond, Oklahoma on Thursday. The 59-year-old, who lives a short walk from Oak Tree Golf Club, rattled up six birdies and a bogey in searing heat to end the day a stroke ahead of playing partner Peter Jacobsen. Tom Watson, the 2001 champion, was a further shot back on a high-quality leaderboard in a tie for third with fellow...


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