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December 21, 1989 | DAN HAFNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a stockbroker, John Paul Cain worried about such things as the market dropping 500 points. In his new profession, he worries about dropping five-foot putts. Cain, who did not become a professional golfer until after his 52nd birthday, is having the time of his life on the Senior PGA Tour. At 53, a rookie on the 50-and-older tour, Cain will play in the Tournament of Champions at La Costa, which starts the new professional golf season Jan. 4.
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December 21, 1989 | DAN HAFNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a stockbroker, John Paul Cain worried about such things as the market dropping 500 points. In his new profession, he worries about dropping five-foot putts. Cain, who did not become a professional golfer until after his 52nd birthday, is having the time of his life on the Senior PGA Tour. At 53, a rookie on the 50-and-older tour, Cain will play in the Tournament of Champions at La Costa, which starts the new professional golf season Jan. 4.
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August 13, 1989 | Associated Press
John Paul Cain bogeyed the final hole Saturday to drop into a four-way tie for the lead in the second round of the $350,000 Rancho Murieta Senior Gold Rush. Cain, who began the day with a two-stroke lead after shooting a 67 Friday, shot a par 72 and was tied with Ken Still, Dave Hill and Quinton Gray at five-under-par 139 after 36 holes on Rancho Murieta Country Club's North Course. Gray shot a 68, while Hill had a 70 and Still a 71. Chick Evans and Orville Moody were at 140.
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October 15, 1989 | Associated Press
Mike Hill birdied the final hole Saturday to take a three-shot lead after two rounds of the Gatlin Brothers Southwest senior tournament at Fairway Oaks Country Club. Hill shot a five-under-par 67 for a two-round total of eight-under 136, three shots ahead of Bruce Crampton and Butch Baird. Gary Player, Orville Moody, John Paul Cain, John Brodie, Jim Dent, Don Massengale, Walt Zembriski and Larry Ziegler are another shot back.
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November 11, 1989 | From Associated Press
Gene Littler, returning to the site of three of his 29 PGA Tour victories, shot a six-under par 66 Friday for a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Senior PGA Tour's Las Vegas tournament. Littler, who won the Tournament of Champions three successive years beginning in 1955 at the Desert Inn Country Club, used seven birdies to pull ahead of Charles Coody and Senior Tour rookie George Archer. Another shot back at 69 were Lee Elder and course record-holder Al Geiberger.
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October 14, 1989
Gary Player saved par on the final hole with a left-handed shot near a tree and tied Butch Baird for the first-round lead Friday in the Gatlin Brothers Southwest senior tournament at the Fairway Oaks Country Club. Both finished at four-under-par 68. George Archer, a Senior Tour rookie, and Mike Hill are tied for third at 69. Orville Moody, John Paul Cain and Al Kelley were at 70.
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August 12, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
John Paul Cain, a rookie on the Senior PGA Tour, shot a five-under-par 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the Rancho Murieta Senior Gold Rush. Ken Still was in second place at 68. Ray Beallo, Bert Yancey, Phil Rodgers and Dave Hill shot 69s, and Al Geiberger, Dan Morgan and Bob Erickson had 70s on the 6,674-yard Rancho Murieta Country Club course. Cain earned $45,000 when he won the Greater Grand Rapids Open last month.
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July 18, 1994 | From Associated Press
Brian Henninger sank an 18-foot birdie putt on the only hole played Sunday to win the water-logged Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic, shortened to 36 holes and a playoff after three days of rain. Henninger and PGA Tour veteran Mike Sullivan played the sudden-death hole after tour officials determined the saturated Annandale Golf Club course in Madison, Miss., couldn't be made playable for 18 holes. The two had been tied at nine-under 135 after a second round that took two days to play.
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April 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
Jim Colbert, a rookie on the Senior PGA Tour, shot a five-under-par 67 Saturday to catch faltering Phil Rodgers for a share of the lead after three rounds of The Tradition at Scottsdale, Ariz. Rodgers, winless in three senior seasons, started the day at 12 under with a six-shot lead over Colbert and four others. He had five bogeys and a double-bogey in his round of 73. Rodgers tied Colbert for the lead by chipping in from the bunker for an eagle on the 18th hole.
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August 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
Mark Wiebe has to earn about $100,000 over the next few weeks to keep his PGA Tour card, and he came home to try to get at least some of it. Two 45-foot eagle putts Friday at Castle Pines, Colo., are an indication that he might be in the right place.
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July 29, 1995 | From Associated Press
Fred Funk broke open a close tournament, shooting an eight-under-par 63 before half the field had teed off, and led Jim McGovern by three strokes after Friday's second round of the Ideon Classic at Sutton, Mass. Funk's 13-under 129 was two strokes better than the lowest 36-hole score posted in the 28 previous PGA Tour events at Pleasant Valley Country Club. "That's great.
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