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Blake wins tourney, Lehman points race

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Jay Don Blake managed an even-par 71 Sunday to win the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and Tom Lehman finished as the senior tour's points leader.

Blake posts 2-shot lead at Charles Schwab

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Jay Don Blake grabbed a two-shot lead at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship Saturday, putting himself in position for his second Champions Tour win.

Couples, Haas share lead

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Fred Couples and Jay Haas shared the lead at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship Thursday and Tom Lehman protected his advantage in the $1 million points race.

Couples builds seven-shot lead

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Fred Couples shot a 10-under-par 62 despite suffering a double bogey Saturday and opened a seven-shot lead with one round to go at the AT&T Championship.

Couples seeks second win of the year

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Fred Couples fired a 7-under 65 Friday to grab a share of the lead after the opening round of the AT&T Championship.
Allen ahead by one on Champions Tour

Allen ahead by one on Champions Tour

SONGDO, South Korea, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Michael Allen fired a 4-under-par 68 Saturday en route to a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Champions Tour's Songdo Championship in South Korea.

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Trio leads Champions event in South Korea

Trio leads Champions event in South Korea

SONGDO, South Korea, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Allen, Mark Calcavecchia and David Peoples each shot 6-under 66 Friday and share the lead at the Champions Tour's Songdo Championship in South Korea.

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.

Browne keeps Senior Open lead

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 29 (UPI) -- Olin Browne birdied the final two holes for a 2-under 69 Friday that gave him a one-shot lead after 36 holes at the U.S. Senior Open.

Cochran claims 1st major at Brit Sr. Open

SURREY, England, July 24 (UPI) -- U.S. golfer Russ Cochran won his first major senior championship Sunday, firing a 5-under-par 67 en route to a British Seniors Open victory.
Brooks takes one-shot lead at Principal

Brooks takes one-shot lead at Principal

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 4 (UPI) -- Senior tour rookie Mark Brooks fired a 4-under 67 Saturday, grabbing a one-shot lead over Mark Calcavecchia after two rounds of the Principal Charity Classic.

Brooks seeks first Champions win

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 3 (UPI) -- Mark Brooks, seeking his first Champions Tour victory since turning 50 in March, seized the lead Friday in the opening round of the Principal Charity Classic.

Lehman captures Champions Tour major

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 8 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman made a par on the second playoff hole Sunday to down Peter Senior and win The Tradition, the first major event of the year on the Champions Tour.

Lehman out front in Champions Tour major

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 5 (UPI) -- Tom Lehman, enjoying his best year on the Champions Tour, grabbed a one-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of The Tradition.
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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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