Jenkins 63 wins Blue Angels Classic

MILTON, Fla., April 18 (UPI) -- Tom Jenkins collected his fifth Champions Tour victory Sunday, blowing away the field with a 7-under-par 63 at the Blue Angels Classic.

Morgan takes lead at Blue Angels Classic

MILTON, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan shot his second 4-under-par 66 Saturday for a one-stroke lead over Tom Jenkins after Saturday's second round of the Blue Angeles Classic.

Zoeller leads Champions Tour event

MILTON, Fla., April 16 (UPI) -- Fuzzy Zoeller fired a bogey-free 5-under 65 Friday and had a one-shot lead after the first round of the Blue Angels Classic.

Morgan leads field in Toshiba Classic

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 18 (UPI) -- Six 2004 Champions Tour winners, including money leader Gil Morgan, are in the field for the Toshiba Senior Classic opening Friday at Newport Beach, Calif.

Morgan wins Champions Tour's SBC Classic

VALENCIA, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan claimed his 23rd career Champions Tour victory Sunday, posting a two-stroke triumph at the SBC Classic.

Morgan takes lead at Champions SBC Classic

VALENCIA, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan fired a 6-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the $1.5 million SBC Classic.

Jacobsen leads in first senior event

VALENCIA, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- Peter Jacobsen played his first round on the Champions Tour Friday and he finished it in a five-way tie for first place at the SBC Classic.

Stadler leads Koch at Ace Group Classic

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Craig Stadler, seeking his fourth career Champions Tour victory, overtook Gary Koch at the ACE Group Classic Saturday with his second straight 5-under 67.

Fleisher wins 3rd Royal Caribbean Classic

KET BISCAYNE, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Bruce Fleisher claimed his third Royal Caribbean Classic title Sunday, scrambling for birdie at the 18th hole to edge Dana Quigley by a stroke.

Thorpe wins tournament, Watson gets bonus

SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jim Thorpe held off Tom Watson Sunday to win the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

Morgan has two-shot win at Kroger Classic

MAINEVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan earned his first win of the year Sunday, carding a 4-under-68 for a two-shot victory over fellow Oklahomian Doug Tewell at the Kroger Classic.

Morgan continues pursuit of first 2003 win

MAINEVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan shot a 5-under-par 67 Saturday and doubled his lead after two rounds of the $1.5 million Kroger Classic.

Morgan leads Kroger Classic by one stroke

MAINEVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan, seeking his first win of the season,shot a 7-under-par 65 Friday and has a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Kroger Classic.

Watson makes putt on final hole to win

ALOHA, Ore., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Tom Watson made a four-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to capture The Tradition, the final major this season on the Champions Tour.

Tom Watson shoots 64 in strong wind

DEARBORN, Mich., July 11 (UPI) -- Tom Watson turned in an amazing, 8-under 64 in blustery conditions Friday for a two-stroke lead after two rounds of the Senior Players Championship.
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Gil Morgan
CHI97060205-02JUNE 1997-LONG GROVE,IL.USA-Gil Morgan holds up the $180,000 first prize after winning the Ameritech Senior Open at Kemper Lakes Sunday, June 1. Morgan won by one stroke over Hale Irwin. UPI raf/ Ray Foli

Gilmer Bryan Morgan II, OD (born September 25, 1946) is an American professional golfer.

Morgan was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma. He graduated from East Central State College in Ada, Oklahoma in 1968. In 1972, Morgan earned a Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee before turning professional later that year. He is a member of Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. Although he won only seven events on the PGA Tour between 1977 and 1990 and didn't win a major until the Senior Tour, he was one of the most consistent top 5 finishers on the Tour during this period. The most prestigious tournament he won on the PGA Tour was the 1978 World Series of Golf. He played on the 1979 and 1983 Ryder Cup teams.

In the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Morgan was the first man to reach 10 under par in the championships history when he made birdie on the third hole of the third round. He added a further two birdies to go to 12 under par by the seventh hole, seven strokes clear of the field, before he began to struggle. He finished the day on 4 under, still leading, but the following day a final round 81 left him at 5 over, eight behind eventual winner Tom Kite, and in a tie for 13th place. Morgan also led the 1976 PGA Championship after 36 holes but finished T8.

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