Meet the Relentless Jack Kiefer
A 58-year-old retired club pro, Jack Kiefer has become a Senior circuit iron man, playing in more than 30 events a year. He won last June's du Maurier Champions, which this week becomes the AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship. Now the tireless defending champ and New Jersey PGA Hall of Famer hopes to outshine Jim Colbert, Jim Dent and Larry Nelson.
They Won't Leave Canada Dry
It's quite a commute from Nashville, site of last week's BellSouth Classic, to Calgary, Alberta. Still, this week's AT&T Canada Senior Open, the Great White North's only Senior tour event, has attracted a solid field by providing a free vacation for players and their families. The Royal Canadian Golf Association forked over $100,000 to First Air, an Ottawa charter firm, to fly a Boeing 727 to Nashville and whisk 100 players, family members and caddies to Calgary. The RCGA's guests are being lodged near the resort town of Banff in the Canadian Rockies. They can enjoy flyfishing in the Bow River, sightseeing at Lake Louise and a side trip to a nearby glacier. Upon the Open's close on Sunday evening, the Senior tourists will reboard their charter and fly to New Jersey for next week's Cadillac NFL Classic. In-flight drinks, of course, will be on the house.