Huston joins Perry and Price for SAS lead

CARY, N.C., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- John Huston, Kenny Perry and Nick Price finished knotted atop the leaderboard Saturday after two rounds of the SAS Championship in North Carolina.

Pavin seeks first Champions Tour victory

CARY, N.C., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Corey Pavin, seeking his first victory on the Champions Tour, shot a 7-under 65 Friday and had the lead after one round of the SAS Championship.

Cochran, three others tied atop Boeing

SNOQUALMIE, Wash., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- First-round leader Russ Cochran, Kenny Perry, Mark Calcavecchia and Jeff Sluman all ended the second round Saturday with a share of the Boeing Classic lead.

Cochran out front on Champions Tour

SNOQUALMIE, Wash., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Russ Cochran added to his best year on the Champions Tour Friday by firing a 6-under 66 that put him in front after one round of the Boeing Classic.

Sluman leads Senior Players Championship

HARRISON, N.Y., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman had three consecutive birdies in one stretch en route to a 6-under-par 65 and the first-round lead at the Senior Players Championship in New York.

Sluman rallies for 3rd First Tee Open win

MONTEREY, Calif., July 10 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman fired a 2-under-par 70 Sunday, rallying past second-round leader Jay Haas to win the First Tee Open at Pebble Beach for the third time.

Cook, Huston share 1st round Montreal lead

MONTREAL, July 1 (UPI) -- John Cook and John Huston both shot a course-record 9-under 63 at Club de Golf Fontainebleau Friday to share the first-round lead at the Montreal Championship.

Lehman cruises to 4-shot Mississippi win

BILOXI, Miss., April 3 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman's 3-under-par 69 Sunday carried him to a four-stroke victory at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Lehman grabs Mississippi lead on back nine

BILOXI, Miss., April 2 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman caught fire on the back nine Saturday, firing an 8-under-par 64 en route to a lead after two rounds of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Jeff Sluman in front on Champions Tour

BILOXI, Miss., April 1 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman, the winner of three Champions Tour events since he turned 50 in 2008, grabbed the first-round lead Friday at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Lehman's final birdie wins Allianz title

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman collected a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday, edging past Jeff Sluman and Rod Spittle to claim the Allianz Championship title.

Jay Don Blake leads on Champions Tour

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Jay Don Blake shot an 8-under 64 Friday that was good enough for a one-shot lead at the Allianz Championship, the first full-field event on the Champions Tour.

Spittle edges Sluman in Texas playoff

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Rod Spittle's par on the first hole of a sudden death playoff Sunday capped a late-round charge and handed the Canadian the AT&T Championship.

Armour leads on Champions Tour

BLAINE, Minn., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Tommy Armour III birdied his last three holes for a 9-under 63 Friday that gave him the lead after one round of the 3M Championship.

Pavin announces Ryder Cup assistants

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin announced Wednesday he had chosen two veterans of the competition among his four assistants for this year's matches.
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Jeff Sluman
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)

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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