Author: FlashGordon

Tom Pernice Jr. Edges Jay Haas in Playoff for Champions Tour Finale

Two holes after slashing out backward from a rocky wash channel in the desert, Pernice finally finished off Haas with a birdie on the fourth extra hole. The 55-year-old Pernice got up-and-down from the left bunker to end it on the par-5 18th, holing a...

Tom Pernice Jr. wins Principal Charity Classic

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- For the second time in less than a year, Tom Pernice Jr. hit a crucial shot on the 17th hole on his way to a victory. This time, Pernice needed ...

Tom Pernice Jr. wins 3M Championship

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. birdied the final two holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Jeff Sluman and Corey Pavin in the 3M Championship....

Tom Pernice, Jr. Interview of Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh has withdrawn from the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and it remains to be seen whether it will be his last PGA Tour event for a while. Tom Pernice Jr., one of Singh’s closest friends, said Thursday that the 49-year-old Hall of Famer should continue...

2012 U.S. Senior Open Press Conference

Tom Pernice Jr. talks to the media after his 66 in the third round of the U.S. Senior Open at Indianwood Golf & Country Club in Lake Orion, Mich. ...

Tough Talker

Tom Pernice doesn't care what you think. It's not a normal quality in a person, and it's a particularly uncommon trait on the PGA Tour, where most of the players are dutiful meaning they are polite and say the expected thing....

Pernice is One Conscientious Objector

Tom Pernice Jr. cares. Not so much about what you think of him, but the billion-dollar white horse that is the PGA Tour, the high-and-mighty stallion that gallops across green fields with nary a hitch in its giddyup. Other pro sports fight character issues off the...