Players

MARCH 15 - 19, 2017
Omni Tucson National Resort Tucson, Arizona
Players

The Boys are Back in Town

 

2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions Field

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What the Players are Saying

“All the players on the Champions Tour are enthusiastic about returning to Tucson…After all, I was the last one to claim that Conquistador helmet.” – Kirk Triplett – Played in Tucson 1990-95, 1997-99, 2000-03; won the 2006 Chrysler Classic of Tucson.

"Many of us now playing on the Champions Tour who have played in Tucson in the past are very excited to be coming back for a new tournament …The opportunity to be a part of the rich history of golf in Tucson is quite rewarding, and we all look forward to rekindling our involvement with your community." – Hale Irwin - Played in Tucson 1981-83, 1987-88. 

"I'm pleased to hear the PGA TOUR Champions is coming to Tucson. The Conquistadores do so much for the young people in the community and it's great news that professional golf retains a presence in the city." - Tom Lehman - Played in Tucson 1998, 2004.

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Players

John Cook

Turned Pro: 1979

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio

College: Ohio State University

Achievements: 10 Champions Tour Victories; 11 PGA Tour Victories; 5 Other Victories

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Bernhard Langer

Turned Pro: 1972

Birthplace: Anhausen, Germany

Achievements: 3 PGA Tour Victory

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Kenny Perry

Turned Pro: 1982

Birthplace: Elizabethtown, Kentucky

College: Western Kentucky University

Achievements: 7 Champions Tour Victories; 14 PGA Tour Victories

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Colin Montgomerie

Turned Pro: 1987

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

College: Houston Baptist University

Achievements: 2 Champions Tour Victories; 42 Other Victories

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Kirk Triplett

Turned Pro: 1985

Birthplace: Moses Lake, Washington

College: University of Nevada (1985, Civil Engineering)

Achievements: 3 PGA Tour Victories; 4 Champions Tour Victories; 5 Other Victories

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Fred Couples

Turned Pro: 1980

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

College: University of Houston

Achievements: 11 Champions Tour Victories; 15 PGA Tour Victories; 27 Other Victories

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Tom Lehman

Turned Pro: 1982

Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota

College: University of Minnesota

Achievements: 8 Champion Tour Victories; 5 PGA Tour Victories; 9 Other Victories

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Duffy Waldorf

Turned Pro: 1985

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

College: UCLA (1985, Psychology)

Achievements: 4 PGA Tour Victories; 3 Other Victories

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Mark O'Meara

Turned Pro: 1980

Birthplace: Goldsboro, North Carolina

College: Long Beach State University

Achievements: 2 Champions Tour Victories; 16 PGA Tour Victories; 18 Other Victories

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Esteban Toledo

Turned Pro: 1986

Birthplace: Mexicali, Mexico

Achievements: 2 Champions Tour Victories

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Rocco Mediate

Turned Pro: 1985

Birthplace: Greensburg, Pennsylvania

College: Florida Southern College

Achievements: 2 Champions Tour Victories; 6 PGA Tour Victories; 2 Other Victories

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Mark Calcavecchia

Turned Pro: 1981

Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska

College: University of Florida

Achievements: 2 Champions Tour Victory; 13 PGA Tour Victories; 14 Other Victories

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Tom Watson

Turned Pro: 1971

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri

College: Stanford University (1971, Psychology)

Achievements: 14 Champions Tour Victories; 39 PGA Tour Victories; 4 International Victories

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Miguel Jimenez

Turned Pro: 1982

Birthplace: Malaga, Spain

Achievements: 1 Champions Tour Victories; 21 International Tour Victory

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Davis Love III

Turned Pro: 1985

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

College: University of North Carolina

Achievements: 20 PGA Tour Victory; 11 Other Victories

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Tom Kite

Turned Pro: 1972

Birthplace: McKinney, Texas

College: University of Texas (1972, Business Administration)

Achievements: 10 Champions Tour Victories; 19 PGA Tour Victories; 9 Other Victories

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Corey Pavin

Turned Pro: 1982

Birthplace: Oxnard, California

College: UCLA

Achievements: 1 Champion Tour Victory; 15 PGA Tour Victories

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Lee Janzen

Turned Pro: 1986

Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota

College: Florida Southern College (1986, Marketing)

Achievements: 8 PGA Tour Victories

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Jesper Parnevik

Turned Pro: 1986

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Achievements: 5 PGA Tour Victories

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Larry Mize

Turned Pro: 1980

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

College: Georgia Tech

Achievements: 1 Champions Tour Victory; 4 PGA Tour Victories

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John Daly

Turned Pro: 1987

Birthplace: Carmichael, California

College: University of Arkansas

Achievements: 5 PGA Tour Victories

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Steve Stricker

Turned Pro: 1990

Birthplace: Edgerton, Wisconsin

College: University of Illinois

Achievements: 12 PGA Tour Victories

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Jerry Kelly

Turned Pro: 1989

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin

College: University of Hartford

Achievements: 3 PGA Tour Victories

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David Toms

Turned Pro: 1989

Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana

College: University of Louisiana

Achievements: 13 PGA Tour Victories

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Tucson Open* Champions Competing on the PGA TOUR Champions Event
Kirk Triplett (2006), Jim Carter (2000), Jeff Sluman (1997), Andrew Magee (1994), Larry Mize (1993), David Frost (1988), Mike Reid (1987), Jim Thorpe (1986, 1985), Tom Watson (1984, 1978), Gil Morgan (1983), Craig Stadler (1982), Lee Janzen (1992).

*Tucson's PGA TOUR tournaments, commonly known as the Tucson Open, carried various title sponsor names throughout its 61-year history.