The Top 5 Senior Golf Champion Tour Winners With More Than Twenty Wins

Senior golf pros have made a name for themselves. The top five leaders in first place wins include Hale Irwin, Lee Trevino, Gil Morgan, Miller Barber and Bob Charles. All but one, Miller Barber continues to play in 2007. They stay fit and in shape to keep up the pace of playing on the senior golf circuit. Hale Irwin won the Champion Tour forty-five times. Hale turned pro in 1968 followed by an incredible career in the senior golf circle that ranks him higher then any other senior pro. In his career as a pro golfer, Hale not only holds first place in wins, but he has had forty-three second place wins and twenty-two third places wins as well. As …

Senior Golf- The Senior Open History

The very first Senior Golf Open was played in New York in June of 1980 at the Winged Foot Golf Club on the East Course. It was established because of the interest of senior golfers who wanted to compete on an amateur and professional level. The very first Senior Open had six hundred and thirty-one entries. At this time, the senior golfer had to be at least fifty-five years of age the day of the tournament. Some of the former champions competed in the first Senior Golf Open such as William Campbell, Tommy Bolt, Jack Fleck, Ed Furgol and Lew Worsham. The winner of the first Senior Golf Open was Roberto De Vicenzo while William Campbell was in second place. …