Here are 6 players to watch for at this week’s Chubb Classic

Tim Schmitt
·3 min read

The field of the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic presented by SERVPRO is filled with World Golf Hall of Famers, major champions, and those who have made their names on the Champions Tour.

Here’s a look at a few to watch this week at Tiburón Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, which will be played on the club’s Black Course, the first time it has been used for a tour event. The Gold Course, the original of the two Greg Norman layouts, has been used for every QBE Shootout since 2001, and also for the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Tour Championship since 2013.

Tiburón had 27 holes, then an additional nine were added, with the Black Course opening in 2002, four years after the Gold. The fourth nine joined with the old South Course to become the Black Course. The North and West became the Gold Course.

Here are a few players to watch for:

DARREN CLARKE

SAS Championship
SAS Championship

Darren Clarke watches his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club on October 11, 2020, in Cary, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images)

Age: 52 Birthplace: Dungannon Northern Ireland Champions Tour victories: 2 2020-21 money list: 9th Good to know: Won the season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai

FRED COUPLES

Fred Couples Masters 2020
Fred Couples Masters 2020

Fred Couples plays his second shot from the 13th fairway during the first round of The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National GC. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Age: 61 Birthplace: Seattle, Washington Champions Tour victories: 13 2020-21 money list: 12th Good to know: Two-time champion in Naples

ERNIE ELS

Ernie Els SAS Championship
Ernie Els SAS Championship

Ernie Ells of South Africa watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the final round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club on October 11, 2020, in Cary, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images)

Age: 51 Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa Champions Tour victories: 2 2020 money list: 3rd Good to know: Won U.S. and British Opens twice

JERRY KELLY

Jerry Kelly reacts after missing a birdie putt on number 7 during the third round of the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, Akron, Ohio, at Firestone Country Club. [Phil Masturzo/ Beacon Journal]

Age: 54 Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin Champions Tour victories: 7 2020-21 money list: 6th Good to know: Won QBE Shootout at Tiburón with Rod Pampling (2006) and Steve Stricker (2009)

BERNHARD LANGER

Bernhard Langer watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club on October 11, 2020 in Cary, North Carolina
Bernhard Langer watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club on October 11, 2020 in Cary, North Carolina

Bernhard Langer watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club on October 11, 2020 in Cary, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Getty Images)

Age: 63 Birthplace: Anhausen, Germany Champions Tour victories: 41 2020-21 money list: 2nd Good to know: Only three-time Chubb Classic winner (2011, 2013, 2016)

COLIN MONTGOMERIE

Colin Montgomerie walks to the 18th hole after landing his approach short of the green during the final round of the 2006 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images

Age: 57 Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland Champions Tour victories: 7 2020-21 money list: 19th Good to know: Joined Team Troon (the company manages Tiburón) last summer and prepared for the season at the course

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