Dulac: Constellation Senior Players Championship favorites

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The 30th Constellation Senior Players Championship, begins today at the Fox Chapel Golf Club with a field of 81 players playing 72 holes with no cut. Joe Daley is the defending champion. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette golf writer Gerry Dulac handicaps the favorites for the tournament.

Fred Couples

Skinny: Former champion finished fourth last year, second last week and leads tour in scoring average (68.13).

Bernhard Langer

Skinny: Position is a must at Fox Chapel, and nobody positions the ball better than the former two-time Masters champion.

David Frost

Skinny: Leads the Champions Tour in top-10 finishes (8) and Schwab Cup points.

Colin Montgomerie

Skinny: One of Europe's greatest all-time players making Champions Tour debut.

Kenny Perry

Skinny: Won five times on PGA Tour after turning 47, but just two wins on Champions Tour.

Tom Lehman

Skinny: Closing flurry of birdies last year left him alone in second at Fox Chapel.

Rocco Mediate

Skinny: Greensburg native won Champions Tour debut and has local edge.

Michael Allen

Skinny: Won earlier this year in Mississippi and already has one senior major.

John Cook

Skinny: 11 PGA Tour wins, 9 Champions Tour victories, but no majors.

Craig Stadler

Skinny: Can "The Walrus" ride the emotion of last week's stirring victory?

Peter Senior

Skinny: International players won the first two majors on the Champions Tour this season.

Mark O'Meara

Skinny: Has seven top-10 finishes already in 2013.

Mark Calcavecchia

Skinny: He contended last year until the back nine Sunday.

Tom Watson

Skinny: At 63, searching for first Champions Tour win since 2011 Senior PGA.

Corey Pavin

Skinny: Can anybody shape a shot better than the 1995 U.S. Open champion?

And the winner is ...

Kenny Perry. He was second in the Sr. PGA and third last week in Chicago. It's his time.



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