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PITTSBURGH Joe Daley , a non-exempt gamer to the Champions Tour, fired your closing-round 2-under 68 and also kept off of a trio of former major tournament winners for the PGA TOUR , to be able to declare his or her initial succeed for the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship at Fox Chapel on Sunday.
Buoyed by just a tournament-best twenty four birdies, Daley going this morning tied having an old British Open one who did that Mark Calcavecchia with Gary Player in 1987. Billy Casper evolved into the fourth in 1988 plus Nicklaus the fifth throughout 1990. Hale Irwin (1999) total the list.
With his runner-up complete Lehman will take within the lead inside Charles Schwab Cup race, the fourth player that will live on that spot. The 2011 winner on the Cup, Lehman now provides 1,521 points, a guide regarding 255 items upon Michael Allen (1,266) as well as 406 over Bernhard Langer (1,115). Daley is usually last (958) in addition to Couples (899) will be fifth.
With a new 1-under-par 69, Lehman expanded his ability involving models from the 60s to 12, which often equates to the second-longest streak involving sub-70 rounds inside Champions Tour history. The longest is Irwin's 13 inside 1999. Lehman is currently tapped by using Couples, that acquired 12 with 2010.
Lehman earned $237,600 with his second-place complete as well as evolved into the other player to the Champions Tour to help surpass the $1 thousand draw in months earnings. Lehman these days includes received $1,043,107 and surpassed the seven-figure draw some direct years. He is right now following to the 2012 cash record powering Allen ($1,222,932).
Lehman seemed to be bidding to get the best gambler in 24 months to be able to win back-to-back major titles. The continue to do therefore had been Langer in the 2010 Senior British Open as well as U.S. Senior Open.
The safe bet from the previous 23 competitions within the Champions Tour includes are available on the very last party on Sunday. The previous success certainly not to experiment with inside the ultimate grouping has been Jeff Sluman in the 2011 Nature Valley First Tee Open during Pebble Beach.
Irwin printed their age to get that sixth time in his or her career on Sunday, filming a 3-under-par 67. Irwin punctuated his 72nd hole by looking into making an novelty helmet to complete T30.
Bill Glasson posted his second consecutive top-10 finish from a major championship. He seemed to be T5 at the Regions Tradition in addition to T6 here.
Olin Browne , exactly who will secure his or her U.S. Senior Open title with two weeks, made a powerful comeback once a good opening-round 3-over 73 (he appeared to be T52). Brown tapped that competitive-course track record that has a 62 around his or her minute rounded then fired rounds of 69-65 about the weekend to be able to maintain finally place.
One different player who seem to shifted up the leaderboard once your sub-par initial circular had been Chien Soon Lu. He opened up that has a 74 (T64), but posted consecutive 67s to do T12.
Mark Brooks posted Sunday's low round, some sort of 6-under-par 64.