Senior tour's majors aren't for slackers
Golf legend Arnold Palmer joined the senior tour in 1981 and was instrumental in its growth in popularity. The tour consisted of four tournaments in 1980; it has 26 stops this year.
Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00 am
On the Champions Tour, where a 50-year-old is a rookie, golf is not just a source of retirement income for those once on the PGA Tour.
The level of play remains high. Consider that the average driving distance drops only 11 yards between the regular and senior tours.
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Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00 am.