Inside the Champions Tour field: 3M Championship

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July 17, 2008
Jamie Batey, Special to PGATOUR.COM
Top 10s
Charles Schwab Cup Points Champions Tour money leaders
Rk. Player Events Points Rk. Player Events Total
2 Bernhard Langer 12 1,413 2 Bernhard Langer 12 $1,264,728
3 Scott Hoch 15 1,026 3 Loren Roberts 15 $1,151,093
4 Loren Roberts 15 1,003 4 Scott Hoch 15 $1,096,173
5 Jeff Sluman 14 796 5 Jeff Sluman 14 $874,205
8 John Cook 15 650 7 John Cook 15 $768,713
10 Lonnie Nielson 16 531 10 Lonnie Nielson 16 $716,359
2008 Tournament winners
Player Wins Events
Scott Hoch 2 Allianz Championship, the ACE Group Championship
Peter Jacobsen 1 Wendy's Champions Skins Game
Fuzzy Zoeller 1 Wendy's Champions Skins Game
Bernhard Langer 2 Toshiba Classic, Ginn Championship Hammock Beach Resort
Andy Bean 1 Regions Charity Classic
Jeff Sluman 1 Bank Of America Championship
Loren Roberts 1 Commerce Bank Championship
Italics denote unofficial Champions Tour event
World Golf Hall of Famers
Player Year Inducted Player Year Inducted
Hale Irwin 1992 Bernhard Langer 2002
Tom Kite 2004 Curtis Strange 2007
Major winners
Player Wins Events
Hale Irwin 3 1990, 1979, 1974 U.S. Open
Bernhard Langer 2 1985, 1993 Masters Tournament
Curtis Strange 2 1989, 1988 U.S. Open
Fuzzy Zoeller 2 1979 Masters Tournament, 1984 U.S. Open
Tom Kite 1 1992 U.S. Open
Scott Simpson 1 1987 U.S. Open
Jeff Sluman 1 1988 PGA Championship
Dave Stockton 1 1970 PGA Championship
Champions Tour major winners
Players Wins Events
Hale Irwin 7 2004, 1998, 1997, 1996 Senior PGA Championship; 2000, 1998 U.S. Senior Open; 1999 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Gil Morgan 3 1998, 1997 JELD-WEN Tradition; 1998 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Loren Roberts 3 2006 Senior British Open; 2005 JELD-WEN Tradition; 2007 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Dave Stockton 3 1996 U.S. Senior Open; 1994, 1992 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Graham Marsh 2 1997 U.S. Senior Open; 1999 JELD-WEN Tradition
Peter Jacobsen 2 2004 U.S. Senior Open; 2005 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Jim Colbert 1 1993 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Dave Eichelberger 1 1999 U.S. Senior Open
Bruce Fleisher 1 2001 U.S. Senior Open
Tom Kite 1 2000 JELD-WEN Tradition
Mark McNulty 1 2007 JELD-WEN Tradition
Don Pooley 1 2002 U.S. Senior Open
Mike Reid 1 2005 Senior PGA Championship
J.C. Snead 1 1995 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Jim Thorpe 1 2002 JELD-WEN Tradition
Bobby Wadkins 1 2006 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship
Fuzzy Zoeller 1 2002 Senior PGA Championship
Previous winners of the 3M Championship
D.A. Weibring (2007) David Edwards (2006) Tom Purtzer (2005)
Tom Kite (2004) Wayne Levi (2003) Hale Irwin (2002, 1999, 1997)
Ed Dougherty (2000) Leonard Thompson (1998) Vicente Fernandez (1996)
Dave Stockton (1994)    
International Players
Australia Graham Marsh
Germany Bernhard Langer
Argentina Vicente Fernandez
Ireland Mark McNulty
Japan Massy Kuramoto, Joe Ozaki
Thailand Boonchu Ruangkit
Canada Rod Spittle
South Africa Fulton Allem, Hugh Baiocchi

A field of 78 players will participate in this week's 3M Championship at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn. It's the last tuneup before the three-event stretch of Champions Tour majors, starting with next week's Senior British Open at Royal Troon.

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