LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) – Champions Tour player Peter Jacobsen is making his first PGA Tour start since 2008 at this week's Humana Challenge. He won the event in 1990 and made the last of his tournament-record 24 cuts in 2005.
''I think I'm the only guy in the field that has two replaced body parts, a new knee and a new hip,'' Jacobsen said. ''So if you guys can work me in in a separate category, I think I might have a chance to win that category. … I'm looking at 60 here in March and, for an old chubby guy, I feel like I still got something going.''
The outgoing Jacobsen has long embraced the pro-am format.
''Come into the week with the attitude that, `I'm going to make sure that my amateur partner this week when he leaves here he's going to say he had the best experience on a golf course that he's ever had,''' Jacobsen said. ''That was always my goal whether I was playing with Jack Lemmon at Pebble Beach or an amateur that just paid to play in the tournament.''