Constellation Senior Players Championship

 

Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship

Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship

Major Sports Town. Major Moments. Major Golf.  The Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship returns to Fox Chapel Golf Club, June 24 - 29. Don't miss your chance to see Kenny Perry defend his title against Champions Tour stars like Fred Couples, Rocco Mediate, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and more!

Tickets start at $10 at CSPGOLF.COM or select Giant Eagle stores. 

For more information about the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, please visit the tournament website, cspgolf.com, or Facebook page.

 


Champions Tour Players

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Michael Allen

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Planned to be a stockbroker before turning to golf.

Won the 2003 Southern Arizona Open with his daughter Christy serving as his caddie.

As a 14-year-old he and a friend hiked the Pacific Crest Trail from Lake Tahoe to Yosemite, a distance of 210 miles. The trip took the pair three weeks.

Fred Couples

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In May 2012, was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. 

Roomed with Blaine McCallister and CBS Sports' broadcaster Jim Nantz at the University of Houston.

Introduced to game by his father, who worked in the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department.

Received the honor of raising the "12th Man" flag by the Seattle Seahawks prior to their Monday Night Football game vs. the New Orleans Saints in December 2013.

Fred Funk

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Golf coach at University of Maryland from 1982 through 1988.

Named to the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007 as well as the state of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame.

Says the one thing being a professional golfer has allowed him to do is help others.

One course he says he could play for the rest of his life is Pebble Beach because of its beauty.

Son, Taylor, won the 2013 Florida 2A state championship in late-October, playing for Ponte Vedra High School. Taylor, also occasionally serves as his dad's caddie.

Jay Haas

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Introduced to golf by his uncle, 1968 Masters Tournament winner Bob Goalby.

Son Jay played college golf at Augusta State and is a now a professional. Second son, Bill, plays on the PGA TOUR and captured the 2011 FedEx Cup. 

Always marks his ball on the green with an English penny

Says his dream foursome would include his two sons and Bob Goalby.

Made his first hole-in-one at age 10 playing at Yorktown GC in Belleville, Ill., with his dad. Used a 5-iron from 110 yards.

Received the 2004 Payne Stewart Award, Jim Murray Award and Bob Jones Award in 2005.

Bernhard Langer

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Took up golf at age 7 through caddying and turned pro at 15.

Developed back problems when he was 19, during an 18-month stint as a member of the German Air Force. Marching with 30-pound pack and rifle led to two stress fractures and bulging discs

Started skiing at age 4 and would say he's a “scratch skier.”

Also enjoys driving fast cars.

Dream foursome would include Lee Trevino, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson.

Daughter, Christina, plays golf at Florida Atlantic University.

Mark O' Meara

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Took up game at age 13, when family moved above a golf course in California.

Continues fund-raising efforts on behalf of long-time caddie Donnie Wanstall, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis during the 1994 PLAYERS Championship.

Avid fan of Orlando professional sports.

Teamed with PGA TOUR Design Services to build TPC Valencia (Calif.), which opened in 2003.

Rocco Mediate

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Began playing poker in 2004 finished 600th out of 5,619 players in his first appearance at the 2005 World Series of Poker's Main Event. 

Grew up in Greensburg, Pa., just miles from Arnold Palmer's home in nearby Latrobe. Played with Palmer for the first time when he was 19, at Latrobe CC.

Worked early in his career with former Champions Tour member Jim Ferree, who was a club professional in Pennsylvania.

Colin Montgomerie

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Born in Scotland and raised in Yorkshire, where father, James, was a company director. Attended Houston Baptist University. Father retired as Royal Troon secretary in 1997. Received Member of the British Empire (MBE) from H.M. the Queen in 1998 and Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2005 from Prince Charles.

Enjoys music, cars and films

Received the Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award, along with Jeev Milkha Singh in December 2012

Established The Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation in memory of his mother who died of lung cancer. The Foundation focuses on funding for two Maggies Cancer Centers in Scotland, built in his mother's name.

Kenny Perry

2013 Defending Champion

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Took up golf at age 7 with encouragement from his father, who spent hours teeing balls up for him.

Member of Western Kentucky University and Kentucky Athletic Golf Halls of Fame.

Recipient of the 2009 Payne Stewart Award as well as the 2002 Charles Bartlett Award

He also built Country Creek, a public course in his hometown of Franklin, Ky.  Works from time to time behind the counter and is often asked, "Do you know Kenny Perry?"

Hosts the annual Kenny Perry Charity Golf Invitational, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson.

Duffy Waldorf


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He is a connoisseur of fine wine

His family and occasional others adorn the golf balls he uses each week with messages and designs. During his 2000 victory at Walt Disney World Resort, there was a picture of Mickey Mouse on one side of the golf ball and on the other side, his wife wrote, "Mouse in the House"

Got his nickname Duffy from his grandparents when he was small. Tagged along on the golf course and they called him "Little Duffer."