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2010-10-21 11:20:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR pro Kenny Perry announced he will make his Champions Tour debut Friday at the Administaff Small Business Classic at The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course in The Woodlands, Texas. Since 2009, Perry has served as a Healthy Sight Ambassador for Transitions Optical, helping to raise awareness among players and spectators at various PGA TOUR events about the importance of healthy sight and its connection to sports performance. With...

2010-03-02 17:04:00

HARTFORD, Conn., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers Championship officials today announced six powerful early commitments to this year's tournament. Previous winners of the Travelers Championship, Kenny Perry, Stewart Cink and Hunter Mahan, as well as Rickie Fowler, Anthony Kim and Stuart Appleby have officially committed to playing in Connecticut's PGA TOUR event. "I'm pleased to be able to share this news with our fans so far in advance," said Travelers Championship Tournament Director...

2010-02-16 11:00:00

INNISBROOK, Fla., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, The Copperheads and Innisbrook Resort today announced a field representing the world's finest and details of an enhanced week-long tournament experience for players and spectators, alike -- all focused on reinforcing the connection between healthy sight and optimum sports performance. Most of the 2009 field is expected to return, including Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk and Kenny Perry (all ranked in the top 13 players in the world...

2009-12-02 14:11:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. announced that Kenny Perry -- 14-time winner on the PGA TOUR and currently ranked 9th in the world -- will compete in adidas Eyewear fitted with Transitions® lenses beginning with the Chevron World Challenge, which tees off tomorrow at Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, Calif. Perry is intimately familiar with the impact that vision has on his game, having had vision-related complications throughout...

2009-09-26 19:30:19

Kenny Perry shot a 6-under 64 Saturday to move past second-round leader Tiger Woods and take the third-round lead of The Tour Championship. Perry finished 54 holes at 8-under 202. He is two strokes ahead of Woods, who had a 69 on Saturday, in the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Woods leads the standings in the playoffs, and a win on Sunday would give Woods his second FedEx Cup title in three years. A victory for Perry doesn't guarantee him the crown and its $10 million prize. Perry...

2009-07-22 18:18:33

Kenny Perry will not defend his 2008 title at the Buick Open golf tournament next week to stay with his cancer-stricken mother, the Detroit Free Press said. Mildred Perry is hospitalized in an undisclosed hospice and is battling multiple myeloma (blood cancer). Obviously I regret not being able to defend my title at the Buick, the native of Elizabethtown, Ken., told the newspaper Tuesday in a statement. It's a great tournament, and I love the course, but I need to be with my family right now...

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2009-07-09 20:42:48

Lee Janzen, winless since the second of his two U.S. Open titles 11 years ago, claimed a share of the first-round lead Thursday at the John Deere Classic. Darron Stiles, playing in the last group on the course, birdied the 18th to tie Janzen for the lead. Janzen, who will turn 45 next month, shot a 7-under 64 at the TPC-Deere Run course despite suffering a bogey on the par-4 18th. He put his second shot on the 476-yard hole into a greenside bunker and eventually missed a seven-foot par putt....

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2009-06-29 11:32:20

Kenny Perry's PGA victory in Connecticut jumbled the Top 10 of the men's golf rankings, with Perry reaching a career-best ranking in the process. Perry won the Travelers Championship, finishing three strokes ahead of David Toms. It was Perry's second win of the year and boosted him to the top of the FedEx Cup standings. He started 2009 ranked 14th in the world but had moved to seventh before of the Travelers. The win there moved him to fourth, his highest ever ranking. The jump of three spots...

2009-06-28 20:06:21

Former Masters champion Kenny Perry shot 7-under-par 63 Sunday and won the PGA Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn., by three shots. Perry finished 72 holes with a record-setting total of 22-under 258, beating the previous low of 259 set by Tim Norris in 1982. With so many people so close, I knew it was going to be something special today to win this golf tournament, the 48-year-old Elizabethtown, Ky., native said after winning his 11th tournament title since turning 40. My goal was to...

2009-06-27 19:08:34

Paul Goydos birdied six of eight holes at the start the back nine Saturday and shot a 7-under 63 to take the third-round lead of the Travelers Championship. Goydos, seeking his first victory since January 2007, moved to 16-under 194 after 54 holes in the PGA event. Kenny Perry, who led after the first two rounds, posted a 4-under 66 and wound up one shot behind Goydos in second place at 15-under 195. David Toms also had a 66 and was third at 14-under 196. Casey Wittenberg (65) and John...


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