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Fred Couples breezes to 6-shot win at Charles Schwab Cup Championship

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Fred Couples completed a dominating performance at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship Sunday, carding a 2-under-par 69 en route to a six-shot win.

Mark Wiebe overcomes wind to hang onto Hawaii Championship lead

KAPOLEI, Hawaii, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Mark Wiebe overcame windy conditions to record a 3-under-par 69 Saturday, hanging onto the lead of the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship through two rounds.

Wiebe leads Hawaii Championship

KAPOLEI, Hawaii, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Mark Wiebe, who won the first major title of his career this year, shot an under 64 Friday that put him in front after one round of the Hawaii Championship.

Dick Mast leads by one on Champions Tour

SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Dick Mast, making his 165th start on the Champions Tour and still looking for his first win, took the lead Friday after one round of the Montreal Championship.

Huston leads Senior Players Championship

PITTSBURGH, June 27 (UPI) -- John Huston, a winner just once in his two years on the Champions Tour, seized the lead Thursday after one round of the Senior Players Championship.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Esteban Toledo claims Insperity Championship title on 3rd playoff hole

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 5 (UPI) -- Esteban Toledo earned his first seniors tour win on the third playoff hole Sunday, besting Mike Goodes and Gene Sauers at the Insperity Championship.

Esteban Toledo takes 2nd-round lead at Greater Gwinnett Championship

DULUTH, Ga., April 20 (UPI) -- Esteban Toledo carded three birdies and just one bogey en route to a 2-under-par 70 Saturday, taking the second-round lead of the Greater Gwinnett Championship.

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Mickelson keeps up torrid pace in Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson fired a 7-under-par 64 Saturday, extending his torrid run at the Phoenix Open by forging a six-stroke lead at 24-under-par 189 after 54 holes.
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Mark Calcavecchia
HOUP2003042506 - HOUSTON, Texas, April 25 (UPI) -- Mark Calcavecchia chips onto the green at the Shell Houston Open, Friday, April 25, 2003. Calcavecchia is tied for the lead at 11 shots under par goint into Saturday's round. jg/jm/Joe Mitchell/UPI
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Mark John Calcavecchia (born June 12, 1960) is an American professional golfer and a former PGA Tour member. During his professional career, he has won 13 PGA Tour events, including the 1989 Open Championship.

Calcavecchia was born in Laurel, Nebraska. While he was a teenager, his family moved from Nebraska to West Palm Beach, Florida in 1973. He attended North Shore High School in West Palm Beach, and won the Florida high school golf championship in 1977 while playing for the North Shore golf team. While playing in junior tournaments, Calcavecchia often competed against Jack Nicklaus' son, Jackie, and as a result began a lifelong friendship at the age of 14 with the legendary pro.

He received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Buster Bishop and coach John Darr's Florida Gators men's golf teams in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1978 to 1980. Calcavecchia earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) honors in 1979.

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