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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.

Tom Pernice Jr. grabs two-stroke lead 3M Championship

BLAINE, Minn., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Tom Pernice Jr., seeking his second Champions Tour victory, carded a 7-under-par 65 Saturday for a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of the 3M Championship.

Russ Cochran cops Principal Charity Classic for 4th Champions Tour win

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 2 (UPI) -- Russ Cochran fired a second straight 5-under-par 67 Sunday to snatch a one-shot victory over Jay Don Blake at the Principal Charity Classic.

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.

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.

Frost extends lead at Mitsubishi Electric

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- First-round leader David Frost extended his advantage to two shots Saturday with a 7-under-par 65 at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.

Frost leads in Champions Tour opener

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- David Frost had an eagle on his way to a 7-under 65 Friday that gave him the lead after one round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship.

Frost bests Langer on 2nd playoff hole

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- David Frost drained a birdie on the second playoff hole Sunday, edging Bernhard Langer for the AT&T Championship title.

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.

Triplett rallies for First Tee victory

MONTEREY, Calif., July 8 (UPI) -- Kirk Triplett garnered his first Champions Tour victory Sunday, firing a 6-under-par 66 to come from behind and claim the First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

Bryant knots Kite at Pebble Beach

MONTEREY, Calif., July 7 (UPI) -- Brad Bryant fired a 5-under-par 67 Saturday to join first-round co-leader Tom Kite atop the First Tee Open at Pebble Beach following 36 holes.

Haas completes 5-shot Iowa victory

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 3 (UPI) -- Jay Haas carded a 5-under-par 66 Sunday, breezing to his 16th career Champions Tour victory at the Principal Charity Classic.

Goodes seeks second Champions win

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 1 (UPI) -- Mike Goodes, whose lone Champions Tour win came three years ago, shot a 7-under 64 Friday to take the lead after one round of the Principal Charity Classic.

Matteson leads year's final PGA Tour event

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Troy Matteson eagled two holes, shot a 9-under 63 and grabbed the first-round lead Thursday at the Children's Miracle Network Classic.

Triplett wins PGA event at Tucson

TUCSON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kirk Triplett rallied to win the Chrysler Classic of Tucson, Ariz., Sunday.
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Kirk Triplett
Kirk Triplett drives the 18th hole in the final round of the Chrysler Open in Tucson, Arizona February 26, 2006. Triplett won the tournament after starting the day six shots off the leader. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)
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Kirk Alan Triplett (born March 29, 1962) is an American professional golfer, currently playing on the PGA Tour.

Triplett was born in Moses Lake, Washington, and grew up in Pullman, and graduated from Pullman High School in 1980. He accepted a scholarship to play golf for the University of Nevada, where he earned a degree in civil engineering. He became a golf professional in 1985.

Kirk Triplett has three wins on the PGA Tour. He was a member of the U.S. team in the 2000 Presidents Cup, and has been featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. He now lives in Arizona where he helps coach a Cal Ripken Baseball team called "The Padres."

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