2012: Made two Champions Tour starts and was scheduled to make a third appearance, at the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship, before withdrawing to attend the funeral service for Maria Floyd, wife of fellow World Golf Hall of Fame member Raymond Floyd.
Was T53 at the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship in Pittsburgh, his first Champions Tour start since the 2009 Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
Also missed the cut at the Senior British Open Championship at Turnberry. Was granted at honorary membership at Turnberry Resort on Wednesday of tournament week.
Also made two appearances on the PGA TOUR, withdrawing after two rounds of the Humana Challenge, and missing the cut at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Also played one event on the European Tour, missing the cut at the Omega European Masters. 2011: In mid-February, underwent surgery on his left shoulder for a second time to repair a torn labrum.
Did not return to action until mid-November when he finished T53 at the Australian Open.
Once again served as the Captain of the International team at the Presidents Cup in his native Australia. 2010: Did not play any Champions Tour events, but did compete at the Omega European Masters in September (missed cut) as well as the Australian Open.
Also teamed with Matt Kuchar at The Shark Shootout where they finished T9. 2009: For the first time in his Champions Tour career held a 54-hole lead at the Senior British Open at Sunningdale. He carded a final-round, 1-over 71 at Sunningdale to finish T6.
Eventually finished T6 after posting a 1-over 71 on Sunday.
Also shared the first-round lead at the U.S. Senior Open and trailed eventual winner Fred Funk by just one stroke after 54 holes. Carded a 1-over-par 73 at Crooked Stick in his final round and eventually finished T4 near Indianapolis. Team with Jay Haas to finish second at the Wendy's Champions Skins Game in Hawaii. The pair won four skins.
Served as Captain of the International squad at The Presidents Cup in San Francisco.
Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in September and was out for the remainder of the season. 2008: Made his first Champions Tour appearance in almost three years, at the Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill. On Sunday, pulled within two strokes of the lead after making birdie at No. 16 but finished double bogey-bogey to drop into a T6.
Was T5 at the Senior British Open at Royal Troon, thanks to rounds of 67-68 on the weekend.
Used a final-round 70 to move into solo fourth place at the U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.
Almost pulled off one of the greatest feats in golf history when he led The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale with just nine holes to play. Was bidding to become the oldest winner in PGA TOUR history but stumbled on the back nine and finished T3 along with Henrik Stenson, six strokes back of Padraig Harrington. 2005: Made his Champions Tour debut at the Senior British Open at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland and finished solo third, one stroke out of a playoff despite an opening-round 76.
In contention throughout the U.S Senior Open and finished solo fourth near Dayton. Was one of just two players (D.A. Weibring) to post four consecutive sub-par rounds on the South course at NCR CC.
Made three starts on the European Tour, making the cut at The Open Championship, where he eventually finished T60 at St. Andrews.