Kenny Perry, 53, its been a grand journey – first making the cut and then recording consecutive 69s on Friday and Saturday to show that the Kentucky native still has the game to compete on the main tour.
Kenny Perry closed with an even-par 72 at Shoal Creek to win his third Champions Tour major in the past year by a shot over Mark Calcavecchia on Sunday in the Regions Tradition as Fred Couples is DQ'd.
Kenny Perry is getting the hang of these majors. He only wishes it had happened sooner. Perry completed a masterful performance with a 7-under 63 on Sunday that gave him a five-shot win over Fred Funk in the U.S. Senior Open.
Kenny Perry won the SAS Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, making a 40-foot eagle putt on the par-5 17th en route to a 2-under 70 and a one-stroke victory over Jeff Sluman and John Huston.
Kenny Perry’s mother, Mildred, has died after a long battle with blood cancer, the golfer’s agent told Golfweek. At his family’s request, Perry will still play next week for the U.S. Presidents Cup team.
Another forgettable finish for Sergio Garcia on Sunday. There’s so much talk about his failure to win a major – 0-for-42 as a professional heading into 2010 – but I’d like to see Sergio adopt the infamous words of Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis and “Just win baby!”
Jordan Spieth said yesterday that he was “just chillin’’ at the U.S. Junior, but he was doing far from that in his round-of-32 match against Jack Perry, the 99th-ranked player in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings.
The Buick Open has lost its defending champion for the second time in three years. Last year’s champion, Kenny Perry, announced Tuesday that he is pulling out of the event to spend time with his cancer-stricken mother.