After calling time on his international golf career, veteran Professional and PGA Life Member Peter Senior has been taking on Australia's best legend Professionals on the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour.
As one of the most recognisable faces in Australian golf and with a career spanning more than three decades, Senior continues to be one of Australia's most popular golfers and loyal supporter of the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour.
Since returning home the reigning Australian Masters champion, who has 34 professional titles to his name, has played the Queensland swing of the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour after six years on the Champions Tour. His first tournament back on home soil was the Brisbane Legends Pro-Am where a 4-over 76 saw the 57-year-old make his first top-10 finish.
A fortnight later Senior teed it up at the Wynnum Legends Pro-Am followed by the Kerry Campbell Homes Legends Pro-Am which saw the Gold Coast native finish T4 and T7 respectively.
However, it was at the Bargara Legends Pro-Am where Senior's game really clicked into place; securing a one stroke victory over Russell Swanson. After an even round of 72 on day one, Senior followed up with a 4-under 68 on day two, which was highlighted by a chip in eagle on the par-5 18th, to take the title.
74 Professionals joined Senior in the field including Rodger Davis, Tim Elliott, David Merriman, Glenn Joyner and Krishna Singh, who will compete in the World Cup of Golf alongside his brother Vijay.
While Senior has returned to the pro-am scene where his career began, a number of his fellow countrymen continue to dominate the seniors circuit overseas.
Peter Fowler is enjoying his time on the European Seniors Tour with five top-10 finishes from nine starts this year, including a second place finish at the Scottish Senior Open in August, and sees the five-time winner 5th on the Tour's Order of Merit.
Mike Harwood has also been a dominant g force and after eight starts this season has had three top-10 finishes. The Victorian is 13th on the European Seniors Tour Order of Merit and, together with Fowler, certain to keep his card. Peter O'Malley has also been teeing it up in Europe this year. The PGA Chairman sits at 25th on the Order of Merit after nine starts in his first full season.
Fowler, Harwood and O'Malley continue to support the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour and have each featured heavily on the over 50's circuit in Australia this year.
Managed by the PGA of Australia, the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour is the Professional golf circuit for Professional golfers aged 50 and over.
Approximately 70 tournaments operate throughout Australia and New Zealand, with approximately AU$1 million in prize money on offer each year.
Former Major Championship winners Wayne Grady (US PGA), Ian Baker-Finch (The Open) along with Australian golfing legends such as Rodger Davis, Peter Fowler, Mike Harwood, Mike Clayton and Peter Senior all feature regularly on the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour.
The PGA of Australia welcomes new events on the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour. Golf Clubs who are interested in running an E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour event are encouraged to contact Andy Rogers, Legends Tour Coordinator, at the PGA on 03 8320 1992 or email@example.com for further information.
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