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Perry still owns major aspirations

Updated: June 1, 2010, 2:46 PM ET
By Jason Sobel

CROMWELL, Conn. -- Byron Nelson quit playing competitive golf at the age of 34. Bobby Jones was even younger, giving up the grind at 28.

Those stories aren't the norm, however. In golf -- more so than in other elite athletic pursuits -- players tend to succeed later in their careers.

Exhibit A: Kenny Perry.

After joining the PGA Tour in 1987, Perry didn't win his first title until four years later, taking the Memorial at the ripe old age of 31. Nearly two ...

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