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Bernhard Langer pulls away for Mitsubishi Electric Championship win

KA'UPULEHU, Hawaii, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Bernhard Langer drained five straight birdies down the stretch on his way to an 8-under-par 64 Sunday, claiming the Mitsubishi Electric Championship in Hawaii.

Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer tied after two rounds in Hawaii

KA'UPULEHU, Hawaii, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Fred Couples fired a 7-under 65 Saturday to catch Bernhard Langer, already in the clubhouse with a 64, to share the Mitsubishi Electric Championship lead.

Rocco Mediate's 64 retains Shaw Charity Classic lead

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Rocco Mediate carded a 7-under-par 64 in the second round of the Shaw Charity Classic Saturday, retaining the lead of the Canadian event.

Hot stretch gives Mediate lead on Champions Tour

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Rocco Mediate played the final five holes in 6-under par Friday, a stretch that vaulted him into a one-shot lead at the Shaw Charity Classic.

Tom Pernice Jr. uses late charge to win 3M Championship

BLAINE, Minn., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Tom Pernice Jr. used birdies on the final two holes to edge a pair of competitors and secure a one-stroke victory Sunday at the 3M Championship.

Michael Allen builds big lead at Senior Open

OMAHA, July 12 (UPI) -- Michael Allen shot his lowest score of the year in his most important tournament Friday to take a five-shot lead at the U.S. Senior Open.

Craig Stadler hangs on for Encompass victory, first win since 2004

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 23 (UPI) -- Craig Stadler survived a near-meltdown Sunday, posting a one-stroke win at the Encompass Championship Sunday to notch his first Champions Tour title since 2004.

Craig Stadler forges two-shot lead at Encompass Championship

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 22 (UPI) -- Craig Stadler fired a 7-under-par 65 Saturday, vaulting into the lead of the inaugural Encompass Championship after two rounds.

Langer shares lead in rain-delayed Champions Tour event

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 21 (UPI) -- Bernhard Langer, who has posted his 17th and 18th Champions Tour wins this year, grabbed a share of the lead Friday at the inaugural Encompass Championship.

David Frost's late birdies net 3rd round Regions Tradition lead

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 8 (UPI) -- David Frost used two late birdies en route to a round of 6-under-par 66 Saturday to take the third-round lead of the Regions Tradition.

Waldorf leads major tourney on Champions Tour

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 7 (UPI) -- Duffy Waldorf waited through a weather delay Friday to shoot a 4-under 68 that moved him into the lead after two rounds at the Regions Tradition.

Sluman leads by one at Regions Tradition

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 6 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman shot a 7-under 65 Thursday that put him one shot in front after one round of the Regions Tradition, the year's second major on the Champions Tour.

Lehman shares lead on Champions Tour

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 31 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman, still looking for his first Champions Tour win this season, grabbed a share of the lead Friday after one round of the Principal Charity Classic.

Brad Faxon-Jeff Sluman team claims Legends of Golf crown

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 28 (UPI) -- The duo of Brad Faxon and Jeff Sluman claimed the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf Sunday with a combined third round of 7-under 65.

Roger Chapman, Jay Don Blake grab Legends of Golf second-round lead

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 27 (UPI) -- Roger Chapman and Jay Don Blake teamed up to card an 11-under 61 Saturday, seizing the lead after two rounds of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf.
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Jeff Sluman, right, talks with Phil Mickelson as they wait to tee off on the ninth hole during the first round of the Western Open at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont, Ill. on July 6, 2006. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Jeffrey George Sluman (born September 11, 1957) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments including six PGA Tour victories.

Sluman was born and reared in Rochester, New York. After graduating from Greece Arcadia High School in 1975, and Monroe Community College in 1977, he attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. He earned a bachelor's degree with a major in finance from FSU in 1980, and turned pro later that year.

Sluman has had an unusual career in terms of winning golf tournaments. During what are usually considered a golfers most productive years – their early twenties through their middle thirties – Sluman won only once. At the age of 30, he won the 1988 PGA Championship. Then, shortly before his 40th birthday, he starting winning consistently on the Tour and in non-Tour events. After winning the 1997 Tucson Chrysler Classic, he won seven more events including four on the PGA Tour during the next seven seasons. Sluman's best season was in 2002 when he finished the year ranked 15th on the PGA Tour with $1,250,187 in earnings. Despite his rather unusual sequence in respect to tournament wins, Sluman has been one of the Tour's most consistent top 10 finishers throughout his career; his regular career earnings exceeded 18 million dollars.

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