US Champions Tour: 2014 Allianz Championship Preview: Leaderboard

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PETER SENIOR and STEVE ELKINGTON will fly the flag for Australia this week with the US Champions Tour playing its first full-field event for 2014.

Rocco Mediate is the defending champion at the Allianz Championship at the Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton, Florida.

Last year Mediate became the 16th player on the over 50’s US Tour to win on debut.

The effervescent now 51 year old sunk a 4-foot birdie putt on the final hole to hold off Tom Pernice Jr, ironically the previous player to have a first up win.

Unfortunately, that list of 16 doesn’t include Senior, now going into his fifth year on the Champions Tour, or Elkington, in his second year.

Senior has gone close on so many occasions, he’s finished second on six occasions, including this event in 2012 when he lost in a playoff against Corey Pavin. Hopefully, 2014 will break the duck.

Contenders this week include all those golfers already mentioned, plus the likes of Bernhard Langer, Kenny Perry, Mark Calcavecchia and another relative newbie in Colin Montgomerie.

TV Coverage

Delayed coverage on Fox Sports 10am – Midday, Saturday – Monday over the three rounds.

2014 Allianz Championship Leaderboard

2014 Allianz Championship Leaderboard
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. A former Sydney journalist, he launched ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples and Karrie Webb. He has also reported on numerous amateur tournaments, particularly national senior and veteran events. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best Golf News Report 2016 - 2017.

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