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Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork. Nike Roshe One Print Noir .com) - The 2014 Champions Tour season saw seven different players win multiple times, but one man stood above them all. Bernhard Langer posted the second five-win, two-major championship victory season of his career. Despite Langers dominance, the season-long Charles Schwab Cup race was still in doubt late into the season. Kenny Perry claimed his third major over the last three years and Colin Montgomerie finally broke through and won on U.S. soil. Not only did Monty win in the United States, but both of his victories this season were major championships, the first of his career on any tour. Lets look at who did what in 2014: PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Bernhard Langer Bernhard Langer had a special season in which he topped the money list, the season-long Charles Schwab Cup race and won two majors. With that stellar season, he was voted player of the year by his peers. Langer made the cut in all 21 starts and posted 18 top-10 finishes, as well as 13 top-5 finishes. He got off to a fast start and never slowed down. Langer won the season- opening event in Hawaii, then shared second place in two of the next three tournaments. Langers third win of the year was also his first major championship victory of 2014. He birdied the second playoff to defeat Jeff Sluman and win the Senior Players Championship. After Colin Montgomerie was a playoff winner at the U.S. Senior Open, Langer opened with a 65 and followed with three more rounds in the 60s en route to a dominating 13-stroke win at the Senior British Open. Langers campaign was so good that he clinched the Charles Schwab Cup race at the penultimate event of the season. Jay Haas returned to the winners circle and had the second-most top-5 and top-10 finishes was also considered, as was Montgomerie. TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR - Senior British Open It may not have been the closest tournament of the year, but the Senior British Open was the top event of the year thanks to the play of one man. Bernhard Langer had already won three times, including his first major championship title since the 2010 U.S. Senior Open Championship, before heading to Wales for the Senior British Open. Langer fired a 6-under 65 in the opening round of the Senior British to grab a 2-shot lead. Three more rounds in the 60s followed as he dominated the championship. The 57-year-old, who led by eight entering the final round, cruised to a 13- shot win, which was the largest margin of victory in Champions Tour history for a 72-hole event. Among the other events considered were the ACE Group Classic, the Toshiba Classic, the U.S. Senior Open and the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - Scott Dunlap In late August and early September, Scott Dunlap had one of the hottest stretches of golf on tour all season. He was a playoff winner at the Boeing Classic to earn his first tour title. After sharing 35th at the Shaw Charity Classic, Dunlap finished second at his next two starts. Those four tournaments were part of a six-event stretch in which Dunlap posted 14 of 18 rounds in the 60s and he was a combined 73-under par. Dunlap ended the year 10th on the money list as he posted four top-5 and six top-10 finishes. He earned over $1 million for just the second time in his career, which started on the then Ben Hogan Tour (now Web.com Tour) in 1990. The only other time he topped the $1 million mark was in 2000 when he posted five top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour. Wes Short, Jeff Maggert and Miguel Angel Jimenez, who all won this season, were also considered. Short beat Dunlap in a playoff to win the Quebec City Championship. GOOD YEAR - Jay Haas got back into the winners circle for the first time since 2012 with his win at Rock Barn. He had 12 top-5 and 17 top-10 finishes, which were both second-most on tour behind Bernhard Langer. - Colin Montgomerie earned his first career win in the United States, and his first two major championship titles, as he won the Senior PGA and the U.S. Senior Open. Also took second at the Senior British, but was 15 shots behind Langer. Monty finished in the top 16 at all five majors. - Michael Allen won two more titles this year, making it three straight seasons in which he won two tournaments. - Kirk Triplett failed to make it three wins in a row at Pebble Beach, but he did pick up two victories this season and he finished sixth on the money list. BAD YEAR - Hale Irwin broke his age (69) several times in 2014, but he notched just one top-10 finish in 19 starts. His tie for ninth at the 3M Championship was by far his best finish as his next-best finish was a share of 24th in the first event of 2014, the Mitsubishi Electric Championship. - Joey Sindelar tied for 10th at the SAS Championship and that was one of just two top-20 finishes in 2014 for the 56-year-old. The seven-time PGA Tour winner is still searching for his first Champions Tour title. - Scott Simpson had a single top-10 finish in 21 tour starts. Overall, the former U.S. Open champion had only three top-25 finishes. - Bobby Wadkins was the only player with more than 20 starts (21) that earned less than $100,000. His tie for 32nd at the Insperity Invitational was his best finish. Nike Air Max 90 Rouge Homme . It took 22 seconds for DeRozan to get on the board, taking a lob pass from Joakim Noah and converting the easy layup before knocking down his next two shots. For the Raptors fifth-year guard, this moment was one he had been dreaming about for a long time but to his credit, he never looked out of place. Nike Air Max 90 Le . He trained, prepared himself for his first home start of the season and got rid of some overdue baggage, finally shaving off his overgrown beard.MIAMI - This is why Dwyane Wade rested. This is why the Miami Heat opted to go without their longtime franchise player for so many nights this season, why teammates hoped their frustrations about playing without him for 28 regular-season games would ultimately be rewarded, why he often seemed more comfortable in a suit than a uniform. News flash: The regular season didnt mean all that much to Wade and the Heat. Everything about the Miami franchise revolves around chasing more titles, and Wade is doing his part. He and the two-time defending NBA champion Heat will take a 2-1 series lead over the Indiana Pacers into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday night, and Wade — who is playing without any significant injury issues at this point of the season for the first time in years — is looking as good as he has in months. "Im in the groove and the flow that I want to be in, and also understanding that the game of basketball is tricky," Wade said. "You can get out of it in a second, and youve got to figure out a way still to compete and help your teammates win." True, but that groove hes in is a pretty good one. Heres how good hes been in the fourth quarters of these East finals: Wade has as many field goals in those three final periods — 13 — as any other two players in the series combined to this point. Hes shooting 72 per cent in fourth quarters in this series, including a 6-for-7 effort in the last 12 minutes of Game 1 and a 5-for-5 showing in the final period of Game 2. "Weve got to make him a little bit more uncomfortable than he is," Pacers forward David West said. "Hes just playing the game at way too high of a comfort level in terms of were just not putting enough pressure on him. All the guys on the floor need to guard him and get him out of his comfort zone. Hes really lining his shots up, taking his time, which we cant allow. "He just cant be as comfortable as hes been." That sounds like things opponents were saying about Wade before the summer of 2010, when he helped lure LeBron James and Chris Bosh to Miami and formed the core of a team that is two wins from a fourth straight East title. But after hearing plenty of talk in recent years that his game isnt so much declining as it is freefalling, WWade seems to be reveling in the reminders that, yes, he can still be among the elite players in the NBA. Nike Air Max 90 Blanche Pas Cher. The show Wade is putting on is so good right now that James wouldnt even leave to get some much-needed treatment for a hamstring cramp late in the third quarter of Game 3 until seeing what the 2006 NBA Finals MVP was going to do on Miamis final possession of the period. Wade wound up connecting on a 3-pointer, after which James immediately hobbled off, basically unable to work one of his legs. Worth it, James said. "Thats what our team is built for," James said. "When one of the guys goes out, were able to still hold the fort. Its great to see the way he closed out the quarter. The way hes been playing in the conference finals. We need it all." James never really hid his frustration about playing without Wade, though it never rose to the level of any obvious locker-room rancour, either. Whether they liked it or not, the Heat understood the plan for Wade and why it was crucial to preserve his balky knees with hopes that he would be at his best for the biggest time of the year. So far, so good. And Wades confidence — which wasnt perfect after he had to miss nine games late in the regular season because of a hamstring injury, an absence not related to the maintenance plan — is as high now as its been all season. "You need it, no question about it. We all do," Wade said. "So for me, the first round was me just kind of trying to get my footing a little bit, trying to do some of the things that I was capable of doing, trying to see if I could do it. Then the second round came a little more and then the third round. Like I said, ideally for me, missing the last 2 1/2 weeks wasnt ideal, but thats what happened." Its also now forgotten. He might not be the guy Heat President Pat Riley used to call "BIW" — short for best in the world — anymore, but Wade at his best makes Miami look its best. "Dwyane understands his game and where hes effective as much as anybody in this league," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. 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