Perry looking to defend title at Senior Players

Kenny Perry, last year's winner at the Senior Players Championship golf tournament, talks with reporters before playing in a Pro-Am at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Tournament play begins Thursday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gene J. Puskar

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kenny Perry is ready for another hot streak heading into the Senior Players championship.

Perry stormed to the Players title a year ago for the first major title of his lengthy professional career. The 53-year-old says his confidence soared when he was able to hold off Fred Couples and Duffy Waldorf at Fox Chapel.

Perry has won two more majors since, including the Traditions last month. He hopes his return to Fox Chapel marks the start of another big summer.

The Kentucky native plans to play in the PGA Championship at Valhalla in Louisville in August. Perry nearly won the 1996 PGA Championship at Valhalla before losing to Mark Brooks in a playoff.

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