Beck's favorites: MJ, a good filet and The History Channel

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Chip Beck is coming off his best season on the Champions Tour.
January 26, 2012
Dave Senko, Champions Tour staff

Chip Beck enjoyed his most productive season on the Champions Tour in 2011 and was voted Comeback Player of the Year by his peers. The second player in PGA TOUR history to shoot a 59 in competition (1991 Las Vegas Invitational), Beck won four times on the PGA TOUR and was a member of three U.S. Ryder Cup teams. He won the 1988 Vardon Trophy.

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Favorite TV programs -- CNN, The History Channel -- "Biography", National Geographic -- Animal Shows

Favorite non-golf sport to watch on TV -- Final Four, World Series and Super Bowl


Favorite music on the iPod -- "I enjoy Elton John, Bruce Springsteen and several others. I have a very broad taste"

Favorite team as a kid, favorite player/athlete -- Arnold Palmer, Ray Floyd and Jack Nicklaus

Would Love to Trade Places for a Day with -- The Pope. "I would love to see the Vatican from that perspective"

Favorite computer bookmarks -- AOL News

First job -- "I stocked shelves at Belk's in Fayetteville, N.C."

Favorite meal -- "Good Midwestern beef -- filet mignon"

Favorite restaurants when on Tour -- "Outback Steakhouse and other quality food franchises like Carraba's"

One talent I'd most love to have -- Musical talent like being able to play the piano


Favorite athlete in another sport -- Michael Jordan

Favorite movie -- "It's a Wonderful Life" with Jimmy Stewart

My wife would say my worst habit is -- "Snoring!

One course or courses I've never played that I'd love to play -- Pine Valley

Most memorable vacation -- Disney Cruise


I'd most like to sit down for a discussion with and why -- "My great, great grandfather who started a medical school in Mexico after migrating from Spain"

What I drive -- A Hyundai and a Mercedes Benz

My most memorable shot was -- My putt to shoot 59

First concert I attended was -- Iron Butterfly

Favorite charity -- Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Western Golf Association

Cell phone ring -- "Don't Stop Believing"

If I'm not playing golf, I enjoy -- Family Outings

My Bucket List -- "A good family trip to Europe, Asia and the U.S."