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Faxon-Sluman team leads Legends of Golf

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 26 (UPI) -- Brad Faxon and Jeff Sluman teamed for a 10-under-par 62 Friday and lead the PGA Champions Tour's Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf by one stroke.

Calcavecchia seizes three-shot lead

SNOQUALMIE, Wash., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Defending champion Mark Calcavecchia shot a 7-under 65 Friday that put him three shots in front after one round of the Boeing Classic.
Langer leads on rainy Champions Tour

Langer leads on rainy Champions Tour

ENDICOTT, N.Y., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Bernhard Langer was at 7-under-par Friday when rain caused a suspension of first-round play at the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Goods Open in New York.

Kite leads U.S. Senior Open

ORION, Mich., July 12 (UPI) -- Tom Kite, 20 years after his victory at the U.S. Open, took a one-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Senior Open.

Defending champ Lehman leads Tradition

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 9 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman put himself in position to retain his title at the Tradition Saturday, firing a 4-under-par 68 in the third round to claim a two-stroke lead.

Glasson out front at Tradition

SHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 8 (UPI) -- Bill Glasson shot his second straight sub-par round Friday and took a two-shot lead at the Tradition in a bid to win the first major event of his career.

Chapman leads Senior Tour major

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 24 (UPI) -- Roger Chapman fought through blustery winds on a difficult course Thursday to become the surprise first-round leader at the Senior PGA Championship.

Allen, Frost grab share of Legends lead

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 21 (UPI) -- Michael Allen, who won last week's Pro-Am of Tampa, was tied for the lead along with partner David Frost Saturday after two rounds of the Legends of Golf.

Bryant, Purtzer lead Legends of Golf

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 20 (UPI) -- Brad Bryant and Tom Purtzer teamed for a 12-under-par 60 in building a two-stroke lead after Friday's play at the Champions Tour Legends of Golf event.

Couples' final birdie secures Miss. title

BILOXI, Miss., March 25 (UPI) -- Fred Couples recorded a birdie on the final regulation hole Sunday, handing him a one-shot victory over Michael Allen at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Sluman's birdies forge tie with Couples

BILOXI, Miss., March 24 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman sank four straight birdies Saturday, forging a tie with Fred Couples atop the leaderboard after two rounds of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Harrington breaks course record in Florida

PALM HARBOR, Fla., March 15 (UPI) -- Padraig Harrington shot a course-record 10-under 61 Thursday to move three shots in front after one round of the Transitions Championship.

Forsman breezes to Mitsubishi victory

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Dan Forsman collected his third Champions Tour victory Sunday, cruising to a two-shot triumph at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship in Hawaii.

Forsman rides back 9 into Mitsubishi lead

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Dan Forsman rode a blazing-hot back nine to a second-round lead at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship Saturday in Hawaii, firing a 7-under 65.

Perry claims first Champions Tour victory

CARY, N.C., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Kenny Perry claimed his first Champions Tour victory Sunday, posting a one-shot victory at the SAS Championship with a 2-under-par 70.
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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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