A week after finishing fourth at the Masters, Jimenez became
the 18th player to win in his first start on the senior American
circuit and only the third to lead from start to finish in a
Champions Tour debut.
But the 20-time European Tour winner indicated afterwards that
he would focus primarily on his home tour for the rest of the
season as he tries to qualify for the Ryder Cup in September.
"I'm playing very well and now you don't know what to do, but I
need to do my points for the Ryder Cup," Jimenez told the Golf
Jimenez, who turned 50 in January, will become the oldest
European Ryder Cup member if he makes the team.
He has played four Ryder Cups, most recently in 2010.
Jimenez, who is ranked 32nd in the world, is already the oldest
player to win on the European Tour.
(Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina;
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