Champions Insider: Haas trying to break drought

Chris Condon/PGA TOUR
Jay Haas has 14 career Champions Tour wins, but is trying to avoid a shutout in 2010.
September 01, 2010
Vartan Kupelian, PGATOUR.COM Correspondent

Pebble Beach Golf Links is a place where history repeats. It's all about traditions and memories, and where the cyclical nature of sports is amplified.


That makes it a perfect venue for Jay Haas in his quest for a belated first victory on the 2010 Champions Tour.

Haas returns to the Monterey Peninsula after being sidelined for last year's First Tee Open with tendinitis in his left elbow.

The injury bothered him for a good part of the 2009 season and after playing in three straight majors -- the Senior British, Senior U.S. Open and JELD-WEN Tradition -- Haas took a month off.

He returned for the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn in late September -- and won.

Haas won again in his next start, adding another Champions Tour major, his third, to his resume at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship.

It's September again and Haas is looking for his first victory of the year. Again.

Remember that part about history repeating? Besides, Pebble Beach is a destination that gets golfers excited.

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