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Tournament results: SAS Championship

Results for the SAS Championship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2021
America
(Els, Ernie)
Oct 15-17
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(Els, Ernie)

Score

Oct 15-17

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 15-17). [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2020
America
204 (-12)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Els, Ernie

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 9-11). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Ernie Els (RSA), who claimed his second PGA Tour Champions win. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2019
America
200 (-16)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kelly, Jerry

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 11-13). Second-placed David McKenzie (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Jerry Kelly (USA), who shot a 65 (-7) final round to clinch his third PGA Tour Champions win of 2019. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2018
America
194 (-22)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

194 (-22)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 12-14). Second-placed Scott Parel (USA) finished 6 shots behind Bernhard Langer (Ger). [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2017
America
200 (-16)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 13-15). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) and defending champion Doug Garwood (USA) finished 3 shots behind Colin Montgomerie (Scot). [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2016
America
Garwood, Doug
200 (-16)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Garwood, Doug

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 14-16). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 4 shots behind 53-year-old Doug Garwood (USA), who claimed his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 44th start on the Tour. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2015
America
204 (-12)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lehman, Tom

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 9-11). Second-placed Joe Durant (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tom Lehman (USA), who finished his final round with an eagle and three birdies. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2014
America
202 (-14)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Triplett, Kirk

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 10-12). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) finished 3 shots behind Kirk Triplett (USA). [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2013
America
Cochran, Russ
199 (-17)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cochran, Russ

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 11-13). Second-placed David Frost (RSA) finished 1 shot behind left-hander Russ Cochran (USA), who closed with four birdies in his last four holes. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2012
America
203 (-13)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 5-7). Second-placed Jay Don Blake (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bernhard Langer (Ger), who shot a final round 63 (-9) to capture his second Champions Tour win of 2012. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2011
America
205 (-11)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Perry, Kenny

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 30-Oct 2). Second-placed Jeff Sluman (USA) and John Huston (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year-old Kenny Perry (USA), who recorded his first Champions Tour win. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2010
America
Cochran, Russ
202 (-14)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cochran, Russ

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 24-26). Defending champion and second-placed Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 2 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Russ Cochran (USA). This was Cochran's second Champions Tour win, and came back-to-back with his victory just two weeks earlier in the previous Champions Tour event. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2009
America
Pernice Jr, Tom
203 (-13)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pernice Jr, Tom

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 25-27). Second-placed David Frost (RSA) and Nick Price (Zim) finished 1 shot behind 50-year-old Tom Pernice Jr (USA), who became the 15th player to win on his Champions Tour debut. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2008
America
201 (-15)
$315,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Romero, Eduardo

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 26-28). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 3 shots behind Eduardo Romero (Arg). [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2007
America
Wiebe, Mark
198 (-18)
$300,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wiebe, Mark

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 21-23). Second-placed Dana Quigley (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mark Wiebe (USA), who became the 12th player to win on his Champions Tour debut. At 50 years and 10 days of age, Wiebe matched Booby Wadkins as the Tour's youngest ever winner. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2006
America
134 (-10)
$300,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jenkins, Tom

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Oct 6-8). Second-placed Loren Roberts (USA) and Chip Beck (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tom Jenkins (USA), who recorded the last of his seven Champions Tour wins. Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2005
America
203 (-13)
$285,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$285,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 30-Oct 2). Second-placed Bob Gilder (USA) and Tom Jenkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hale Irwin (USA), who recorded his fourth Champions Tour win in 2005, and 44th of his 45 wins on the Tour. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2004
America
199 (-17)
$270,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stadler, Craig

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship presented by Forbes (Sept 24-26). Second-placed Tom Jenkins (USA) finished 6 shots behind Craig Stadler (USA), who recorded his third straight Champions Tour win and fifth of the season. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2003
America
203 (-13)
$270,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weibring, D.A.

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship presented by Business Week (Sept 19-21). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind 50-year-old D.A. Weibring (USA), who recorded his first Champions Tour win. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2002
America
202 (-14)
$255,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lietzke, Bruce

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$255,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the SAS Championship (Sept 20-22). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA), Sammy Rachels (USA) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Bruce Lietzke (USA), who recorded his fifth Champions Tour win. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

2001
America
201 (-15)
$240,000
SAS Institute

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lietzke, Bruce

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

SAS Institute

Played as the inaugural SAS Championship (Sept 21-23). Second-placed Allen Doyle (USA) and Gary McCord (USA) finished 3 shots behind Bruce Lietzke (USA), who recorded his second Champions Tour win. [Highlands & Meadows hybrid course, Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC].

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