ASHWORTH GOLF STAFF PROFESSIONAL FRED COUPLES WINS MISSISSIPPI GULF RESORT CLASSIC
Couples Sinks Birdie Putt on Final Hole to Capture Seventh Champions Tour Victory
CARLSBAD, Cali. (March 25, 2012) - Ashworth Golf Staff Professional Fred Couples fired a 3-under 69 Sunday at the Fallen Oak Golf Club to secure his first win of 2012 and seventh career victory on the Champions Tour. Playing in his third Champions Tour event this season, Couples set a course record in the opening round Friday with a 9-under 63, and held on to win by one.
Next up for Couples is the Shell Houston Open on the PGA Tour followed by a return trip to Augusta for the Masters, where he won his first major 20 years ago.
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- Fred Couples wins his first Champions Tour title of the season
- Couples has seven career Champions Tour victories
- Couples set a course record Friday at the Fallen Oak Golf Club with a 9-under 63
- 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of Fred Couples’ first major victory at Augusta