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PGA Seniors Championship
The Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Colchester, Essex, England 25 Aug 2006 - 28 Aug 2006
Torrance Reigns Supreme at the PGA Seniors Championship
Sam Torrance ultimately imposed himself over his main challengers with crushing authority to retain the PGA Seniors championship title at the Stoke By Nayland Golf Club, carding an outstanding final round of six under 66 to win by three clear strokes. The resounding victory was the Scotsman’s 39th professional title, and ensured he regained the Number One Spot on the 2006 Seniors Tour Order of Merit.
Cali overshadows Torrance in the PGA Seniors Championship
A back nine of contrasting fortunes saw Italy’s Giuseppe Cali push hot favourite Sam Torrance into his shadow after the third round of the PGA Seniors Championship at The Stoke By Nayland Golf Club. The Italian compiled a superb 66 comprising seven birdies and a single bogey for a 17 under par total of 199 and goes into the final round with a three shot lead over Torrance and Argentine’s Luis Carbonetti.
Torrance Takes Control of the PGA Seniors Championship
Defending champion Sam Torrance showed all the class that made him the 2005 European Seniors Tour’s Number One player by moving into a two stroke lead at the PGA Seniors Championship at The Stoke By Nayland Golf Club.
Chillas Gets One Over Defending Champion Torrance at PGA Seniors Championship
John Chillas got the better of defending champion Sam Torrance to take a one shot lead over the former Ryder Cup Captain after the first round of the PGA Seniors Championship at The Stoke by Nayland Golf Club. The two Scots were eight under par playing the 18th hole, but Torrance dropped his only stroke of the day moments before Chillas made a gusty five foot par putt to sign for a brilliant 64 to take the first round lead at the £200,000 European Seniors Tour event.
Torrance Seeks 39th Title in 50th PGA Seniors Championship
Sam Torrance will make another notable entry on his impressive golfing CV if he can retain the 50th PGA Seniors Championship at The Stoke By Nayland Golf Club. Victory in Suffolk on Bank Holiday Monday would see the former Ryder Cup Captain join an illustrious list of multiple winners of the European Seniors Tour’s longest running tournament. Since its inception in 1957, the PGA Seniors Championship has attracted some of the finest names to have ever graced the fairways and the list of past winners reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of golf. Now, in keeping with those eligible to play in the event, the championship has reached its 50th birthday.
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