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Age

Oldest Champion (years / months / days)
58/0/13-Allen Doyle (2006)
57/2/15-Roberto DeVicenzo (1980)

Oldest To Make Cut
76/2/24 — Jerry Barber, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
75/3/1 — Jerry Barber, Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
71/2/24 — Jerry Barber, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987

Oldest Qualifier
71/4/23 - Bob Rawlinsi (2000)

Oldest Competitor
81 - Harold McSpaden (1990)

Youngest Champion
50/3/24 - Dale Douglass (1986)
50/4/27 - Peter Jacobsen (2004)
50/7/0 - Lee Trevino (1990)
50/10/3 - Don Pooley (2002)

Amateurs

Best Finish by an Amateur
2-William C. Campbell (289), Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
T5-Ed Tutwiler (296), Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980

Most Times Low Amateur
3 — Marvin (Vinny) Giles III, 1993, 1996, 1997
2 — Robert Housen, 1988, 1995
2 — Kemp Richardson, 1999, 2000
2 — George Zahringer, 2005, 2007
2 — Danny Green, 2007, 2008

Lowest 72-Hole Score By an Amateur
288 — Greg Reynolds, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
288 — George Zahringer, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
289 — William C. Campbell, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
291 — Morris Beecroft, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992

Lowest Round By an Amateur
68 — William C. Campbell, second round, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
68 — Ed Tutwiler, third round, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
68 — Jim Patti, second round, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1991
68 — Rick Cloninger, first round, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Best Round by an Amateur
68-William C. Campbell, second round, Winged Foot (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
68-Ed Tutwiler, third round, Winged Foot (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
68-Jim Patti, second round, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1991

Fewest Amateurs in Field
16 - Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
23 - Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999
25 - Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Most Amateurs in Field
64 - Winged Foot G.C., (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
51 - Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Statline, Nev., 1985
50 - Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984

Fewest Amateurs to Complete 72 Holes
0-Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio, 2003
1-Riviera (Calif.) Country Club (1998)
1-Bellerive C.C, St. Louis, Mo., (2004)
1-Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., (2006)
2-Des Moines (Iowa) Golf and Country Club (1999)
2-Caves Valley (Md.) G.C. (2002)

Most Amateurs to Complete 72 Holes
16-Winged Foot (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y. (1980)
13-Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984
10-Medinah (III.) C.C., (no. 3), 1988
10-Laurel Valley C.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989

Champions

Most Victories
3 - Miller Barber (1982, 1984, 1985)
2 - Gary Player (1987, 1988)
2 - Jack Nicklaus (1991, 1993)
2 - Hale Irwin (1998, 2000)
2 - Allen Doyle (2005, 2006)

Consecutive Victories
Miller Barber (1984, 1985)
Gary Player (1987, 1988)
Allen Doyle (2005, 2006)

Runner-up Finishes
3-Tom Watson (2002, 2003, 2006)
2-Jack Nicklaus(1990, 1995)
3-Hale Irwin (1996, 2004)

Most Top-5 Finishes
7-Jack Nicklaus
7-Hale Irwin
5-Gary Player
5-Tom Watson
4-Chi Chi Rodriquez
4-Miller Barber
4-Peter Thomson

Most Top-10 Finishes
8-Miller Barber
8-Jack Nicklaus
7-Gary Player
7-Chi Chi Rodriguez
7-Hale Irwin
6-Harold Henning
6-Dave Stockton
6-Peter Thomson

Most Top-25 Finishes
12 - Jack Nicklaus
11 - Miller Barber
11 - Ray Floyd
11 - Gary Player
10 - Bob Charles
10 - Hale Irwin
10 - Chi Chi Rodriguez

Consecutive Top-5 Finishes
6 - Hale Irwin (1995, 2000)
4 - Miller Barber (1982, 1985)
4 - Jack Nicklaus (1990, 1993)
3 - Gary Player (1986, 1988)
3 - Orville Moody (1997, 1989)
3 - Tom Weiskopf (1993, 1995)
3 - Tom Watson (2005, 2007)

Consecutive Top-10 Finishes
7 - Gary Player (1986, 1992)
6 - Miller Barber (1983, 1988)
6 - Peter Thomson (1983, 1988)
6 - Harold Henning ( 1985, 1990)
6 - Jack Nicklaus (1990, 1995)
6 - Hale Irwin (1995, 2000)
4 - Gay Brewer (1982, 1985)
4 - Chi Chi Rodriguez (1990, 1993)
4 - Orville Moody ( 1986, 1989)
4 - Jim Dent (1989, 1992)
4 - Graham Marsh (1994, 1997)
4 - Allen Doyle (2000, 2003)
4 - D.A. Weibring (2004, 2007)


Winners of U.S. Open and Senior Open (7)
Hale Irwin (1974, 1979, 1990 Opens, 1998, 2000 Senior Open)
Arnold Palmer (1960 Open; 1981 Senior Open)
Billy Casper (1959, 1966 Opens; 1983 Senior Open)
Gary Player (1965 Open, 1987, 1988 Senior Opens)
Orville Moody (1969 Open, 1989 Senior Open)
Lee Trevino (1968, 1971 Opens; 1990 Senior Open)
Jack Nicklaus (1962, 1967, 1972, 1980 Opens; 1991, 1993 Senior Opens)

Winner of U.S. Amateur and Senior Open (3)
Arnold Palmer (1954 Amateur, 1981 Senior Open)
Jack Nicklaus (1959, 1961 Amateurs; 1991, 1993 Senior Opens)
Bruce Fleisher (1968 Amateur, 2001 Senior Open)

Winner of U.S. Amateur, U.S. Open, and Senior Open (2)
Arnold Palmer (1954 Amateur; 1960 Open; 1981 Senior Open
Jack Nicklaus (1959, 1961 Amateurs; 1962, 1967, 1972, 1980 Opens; 1991, 1993 Senior Opens)

Winners in Their First Senior Open (7)
Roberto DeVicenzo (1980)
Arnold Palmer (1981)
Dale Douglass (1986)
Lee Trevino (1990)
Larry Laoretti (1992)
Don Pooley (2002)
Peter Jacobsen (2004)

Qualifiers to Win Senior Open (1)
Don Pooley (2002)

Foreign-Born Champions (4)
Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentina, 1980
Gary Player, South Africa, 1987, 1988
Simon Hobday, South Africa, 1994
Graham Marsh, Austrailia, 1997

Champions Not Returning to Defend (1)
Roberto De Vicenzo, won in 1980, did not play in 1981

Qualifiers to Win Senior Open (1)
Don Pooley (2002)

Course

Longest Course
7,254 yards — The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
7,117 yards — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
7,068 yards — Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
7,055 yards — Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985

Shortest Course
6,439 yards-Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
6,599 yards-Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
6,619 yards-Winged Foot G.C., (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y. 1980

Par-70 Courses
Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich. (1981, 1991)
Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y. (1984)
Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C. (1997)
Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass. (2001)
Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan. (2006)
The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo. (2008)

Longest Par 3
240 yards — 12th, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
230 yards — 4th, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
228 yards — 6th, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
227 yards — 8th, Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
226 yards — 8th, Cherry Hills C.C., Cherry Hills Village, Colo., 1993

Longest Par 4
545 yards — 17th, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
501 yards — 10th, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
493 yards — 13th, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
484 yards — 10th, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
478 yards — 11th, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
476 yards — 17th, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
464 yards — 17th, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
462 yards — 6th, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
460 yards — 2nd, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
460 yards — 4th, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003

Longest Par 5
608 yards — 7th, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
608 yards — 6th, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
601 yards — 3rd, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
584 yards — 12th, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
580 yards — 13th, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002

Entries

Largest
3,101 (2002)

Smallest
631 (1980)

Scoring


Evolution of U.S. Senior Open Scoring Records
285 — Roberto De Vicenzo (74-73-68-70), 1980
282 — Miller Barber (72-74-71-65), 1982
279 — Dale Douglass (66-72-68-73), 1986
270 — Gary Player (69-68-67-66), 1987
267 — Hale Irwin (66-71-65-65), 2000

Lowest Score, 72-Holes

267 — Hale Irwin (66-71-65-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
270 — Gary Player (69-68-67-66), Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
270 — Bruce Fleisher (64-69-67-70), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
272 — Tom Kite (72-65-66-69), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
272 — Peter Jacobsen (65-70-69-68), Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo.,2004
272 — Allen Doyle (69-68-67-68), Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006

Most Strokes Under Par, 72 Holes
17 — Hale Irwin, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
14 — Gary Player, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
14 — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
14 — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C., Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Most Strokes Under Par at Any Point
-17 — Hale Irwin (fourth round), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
-15 — Simon Hobday (third round), Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
-14 — Gary Player (fourth round), Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
-14 — Bruce Fleisher (fourth round), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
-14 — Tom Kite (fourth round), Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Lowest Score By Non-Winner
270 (14 under) — Bruce Fleisher (64-69-67-70), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
272 (12 under) — Tom Kite (72-65-66-69), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
273 (11 under) — Hale Irwin (71-67-67-68), Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Lowest Score, First 54 Holes
199 (14 under) — Simon Hobday (66-67-66), Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
200 (13 under) — Bruce Fleisher (64-69-67), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Lowest Score, Last 54 Holes
200 — Tom Kite (65-66-69), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
201 — Gary Player (68-67-66), Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn. 1987
201 — Hale Irwin (71-65-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
202 — Hale Irwin (67-67-68), Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Lowest Score Under Par, Last 54 Holes
13 under (200) — Tom Kite (65-66-69), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
12 under (201) — Gary Player (68-67-66), Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
12 under (201) — Hale Irwin (71-65-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
11 under (202) — Hale Irwin (67-67-68), Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Lowest Score, First 36 Holes
133 (9 under) — Dave Stockton (67-66), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
133 (9 under) — Simon Hobday (66-67), Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
133 (9 under) — Bruce Fleisher (64-69), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
133 (9 under) — Tom Watson (68-65), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
133 (9 under) — Loren Roberts (66-67), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
133 (9 under) — Craig Stadler (64-69), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
134 (8 under) — Jim Thorpe (69-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
134 (6 under) — Fred Funk (65-69), The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Lowest Score, Last 36 Holes
130 — Hale Irwin (65-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
133 — Gary Player (67-66), Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
133 — Don Pooley (63-70), Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
133 — Andy Bean (64-69), Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
134 — Orville Moody (64-70), Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
134 — Chi Chi Rodriguez (68-66), Ridgewood C.C. (Center and West nines), Paramus, N.J., 1990

Lowest Score Under Par, Last 36 Holes
12 under (130) — Hale Irwin (65-65), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
10 under (134) — Orville Moody (64-70), Laurel Valley C.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
10 under (134) — Chi Chi Rodriguez (68-66), Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990

Lowest Score, 18 Holes
62 (8 under) — Loren Roberts, third round, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
63 (8 under) — Don Pooley, third round, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
63 (8 under) — Allen Doyle, fourth round, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
64 (8 under) — Orville Moody, third round, Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
64 (7 under) — Bruce Fleisher, first round, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
64 (7 under) — R.W. Eaks, first round, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 (7 under) — Vicente Fernandez, second round, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
64 (7 under) — Bruce Lietzke, third round, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
64 (7 under) — Craig Stadler, first round, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
64 (6 under) — Jay Sigel, third round, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001

Highest Score, 18 Holes
103 — Richard King, fourth round, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
96 — Steve Wolf, first round, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
96 — George Allen, first round, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002

Lowest Score, First Round
64 (7 under) — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
64 (7 under) — R.W. Eaks, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 (7 under) — Craig Stadler, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (6 under) — Hubert Green, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
65 (6 under) — Peter Jacobsen, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
65 (6 under) — Tom Purtzer, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (5 under) — Fred Funk, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
66 — 14 times

Lowest Score Under Par, First Round
64 (7 under) — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
64 (7 under) — R.W. Eaks, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 (7 under) — Craig Stadler, first round, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (6 under) — Hubert Green, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
65 (6 under) — Peter Jacobsen, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
65 (6 under) — Tom Purtzer, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
66 (6 under) — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
66 (6 under) — Jim Albus, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
66 (6 under) — Bob Charles, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
66 (6 under) — Eduardo Romero, Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

Lowest Score Under Par, First Round on Par-70 Course
65 (5 under) — Fred Funk, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
66 (4 under) — John Cook, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
67 (3 under) — Jay Haas, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
67 (3 under) — Dave Barr, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
68 (2 under) — Mike Hill, Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991

Highest Score, First Round
96 — Steve Wolf, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
96 — George Allen, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
95 — Bob Ellett, Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1981
95 — Joe King, Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1981
95 — William Brooks, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988

Lowest Score, Second Round
64 (7 under) — Vicente Fernandez, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
65 (7 under) — Gary Player, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990
65 (6 under) — Tom Kite, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
65 (6 under) — Jim Thorpe, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
65 (6 under) — Walter Hall, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
65 (6 under) — Tom Watson, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (6 under) — Tom Jenkins, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (5 under) — Jim Thorpe, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001 Highest Score, Second Round
95 — Corbin Cherry, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
95 — Ted King, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
94 — Ted Ritter, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
94 — Jimmy Bellizzi, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990
94 — John Gibbs, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
94 — Larry Netherton, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003

Lowest Score, Third Round
62 (8 under) — Loren Roberts, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
63 (8 under) — Don Pooley, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 (7 under) — Bruce Lietzke, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
64 (8 under) — Orville Moody, Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
64 (6 under) — Jay Sigel, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
64 (6 under) — Jeff Klein, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
64 (6 under) — Scott Simpson, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Highest Score, Third Round
88 — Bill Chaddock, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
88 — Bob Campbell, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
87 — Jack Harden, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
87 — Alton Duhon, Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
87 — Tony Jacklin, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998

Lowest Score, Fourth Round
63 (8 under) — Allen Doyle, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
64 (6 under) — R.W. Eaks, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
65 (6 under) — Miller Barber, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
65 (6 under) — Doug Sanders, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
65 (6 under) — Hale Irwin, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Highest Score, Fourth Round
103 — Richard King, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
91 — Bill Chaddock, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
91 — Dick McNeill, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988

Lowest Score, 9 Holes (15 Times)
30 — Richard King, first nine, first round, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
30 — Gordon Jones, second nine, first round, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
30 — Gary Player, first nine, second round, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990
30 — Tom Weiskopf, first nine, fourth round, Cherry Hills C.C., Cherry Hills Village, Colo., 1993
30 — Ed Dougherty, second nine, first round, Des Moines G. & C.C., West Des Moines, Iowa, 1999
30 — Jim Thorpe, second nine, second round, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
30 — John Jacobs, first nine, fourth round, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
30 — Jim Thorpe, first nine, second round, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
30 — Tom Kite, first nine, second round, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
30 — Jay Sigel, first nine, third round, Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
30 — Allen Doyle, first nine, fourth round, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
30 — Andy Bean, first nine, third round, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
30 — Loren Roberts, first nine, third round, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
30 — D.A. Weibring, first nine, fourth round, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
30 — Jeff Klein, first nine, third round, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Largest 54-Hole Lead

7 — Dave Stockton (204), Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
4 — Dale Douglass (206), Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
4 — Bruce Lietzke (204), Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
3 — Billy Casper (215), Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
3 — Miller Barber (214), Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
3 — Ray Floyd (213), Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
3 — Don Pooley (204), Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
3 — Craig Stadler and Loren Roberts (202), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
3 — Tom Watson (209), Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

Largest 36-Hole Lead
3 — Dale Douglass (138), Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
3 — Billy Casper (140), Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
3 — Dave Stockton (133), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
3 — Ed Dougherty (137), Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999
2 — Arnold Palmer (142), Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984
2 — Simon Hobday (133), Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
2 — Ray Floyd (140), Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
2 — Craig Stadler, Loren Roberts and Tom Watson (133), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005

Largest 18-Hole Lead
3 — Bob Charles (66), Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
3 — R.W. Eaks (64), Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
3 — Tom Watson (66), Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
2 — Mike Fetchik, Ted Kroll, Charlie Sifford and Bill Trombley (72), Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
2 — Walt Zembriski (68), Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
2 — Dale Douglass (66), Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
2 — Simon Hobday and Jim Albus (66), Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
2 — Ed Dougherty (68), Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999

Largest 54-Hole Lead, Non-Winner
3 — Ray Floyd, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
3 — Tom Watson, Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
2 — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
2 — Tom Kite, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
2 — Tom Watson, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006

Largest 36-Hole Lead, Non-Winner
3 — Billy Casper, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
3 — Dave Stockton, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
3 — Ed Dougherty, Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999
3 — Tom Watson, Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
2 — Arnold Palmer, Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984
2 — Ray Floyd, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998

Largest 18-Hole Lead, Non-Winner
3 — Bob Charles, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
3 — R.W. Eaks, Caves Valley G.C., Baltimore, Md., 2002
3 — Tom Watson, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
2 — Mike Fetchik, Ted Kroll, Charlie Sifford, and Bill Trombley, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course),Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
2 — Walt Zembriski, Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
2 — Ed Dougherty, Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999

Best Comeback by Winner, Final Round
9 strokes — Allen Doyle (71-67-73-63), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
5 strokes — Brad Bryant (71-72-71-68), Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
4 strokes — Bruce Fleisher (69-71-72-68), Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
3 strokes — Hale Irwin (77-68-71-69), Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998

Best Comeback by Winner, Final 36 Holes
7 strokes — Larry Laoretti (68-72-67-68), Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
7 strokes — Brad Bryant (71-72-71-68), Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
6 strokes — Arnold Palmer (72-76-68-73), Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1981
6 strokes — Orville Moody (72-73-64-70), Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
6 strokes — Don Pooley (71-70-63-70), Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002

Best Comeback by Winner, Final 54 Holes

7 strokes — Don Pooley (71-70-63-70), Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
7 strokes — Hale Irwin (77-68-71-69), Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
7 strokes — Allen Doyle (71-67-73-63), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
5 strokes — Gary Player (74-70-71-73), Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
5 strokes — Brad Bryant (71-72-71-68), Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

Largest Winning Margin
6 strokes — Gary Player, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
4 strokes — Roberto De Vicenzo, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
4 strokes — Miller Barber, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
4 strokes — Miller Barber, Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
4 strokes — Larry Laoretti, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
4 strokes — Tom Weiskopf, Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995
4 strokes — Eduardo Romero, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Lowest Score by Winner, First Round
65 (6 under) — Peter Jacobsen, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
66 (5 under) — Dale Douglass, Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
66 (5 under) — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
66 (5 under) — Hale Irwin, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Highest Score By Winner, First Round
77 (6 over) — Hale Irwin, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
74 (3 over) — Roberto De Vicenzo, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
74 (4 over) — Miller Barber, Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984
74 (2 over) — Gary Player, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988

Lowest Score By Winner, Second Round
67 (5 under) — Dave Stockton, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
67 (4 under) — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) C.C. (No. 2), 1994
67 (4 under) — Allen Doyle, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
67 (3 under) — Graham Marsh, Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
68 (2-under) — Allen Doyle, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006
68 (3 under) — Gary Player, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
68 (4 under) — Lee Trevino, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990

Highest Score By Winner, Second Round
76 (6 over) — Arnold Palmer, Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich.,1981
74 (4 over) — Miller Barber, Oak Hill C.C., Rochester, N.Y., 1984
73 (2 over) — Roberto De Vicenzo, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
73 (1 over) — Orville Moody, Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
73 (2 over) — Jack Nicklaus, Cherry Hills C.C., Cherry Hills Village, Colo., 1993

Lowest Score By Winner, Third Round
63 (8 under) — Don Pooley, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 (8 under) — Orville Moody, Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
64 (7 under) — Bruce Lietzke, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
65 (6 under) — Hale Irwin, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
65 (5 under) — Eduardo Romero, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Highest Score By Winner, Third Round
73 (2 over) — Billy Casper, Hazeltine Nat. G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
73 (2 over) — Allen Doyle, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
73 (1 over) — Lee Trevino, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990
73 (1 over) — Dave Eichelberger, Des Moines (Iowa) G. & C.C., 1999

Lowest Score by Winner, Fourth Round
63 (7 under) — Allen Doyle, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 (6 under) — Miller Barber, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
65 (6 under) — Hale Irwin, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
66 (5 under) — Gary Player, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987

Highest Score By Winner, Fourth Round
75 (4 over) — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
73 (2 over) — Billy Casper, Hazeltine Nat. G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
73 (2 over) — Dale Douglass, Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
73 (1 over) — Gary Player, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
73 (1 over) — Dave Stockton, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
73 (2 over) — Bruce Lietzke, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
73 (3 over) — Eduardo Romero, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008

Lowest Score to Lead Field, 18 Holes
64 — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
64 — R.W. Eaks, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
64 — Craig Stadler, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
65 — Peter Jacobsen, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
66 — Dale Douglass, Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986
66 — Gordon Jones and Peter Thomson, Brooklawn C.C., Fairfield, Conn., 1987
66 — Simon Hobday and Jim Albus, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
66 — Bob Charles, Canterbury G.C., Beachwood, Ohio, 1996
66 — Tom Watson, Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
66 — Eduardo Romero, Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

Lowest Score to Lead Field, 36 Holes
133 — Dave Stockton, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
133 — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
133 — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
133 — Craig Stadler, Loren Roberts and Tom Watson, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
134 — Fred Funk, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
135 — Lee Trevino, Ridgewood C.C., Paramus, N.J., 1990
135 — Walter Hall, Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
135 — Peter Jacobsen and Craig Stadler, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Lowest Score to Lead Field, 54 Holes
199 — Simon Hobday, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
200 — Bruce Fleisher, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
201 — Eduardo Romero, The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
202 — Tom Kite, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
202 — Craig Stadler and Loren Roberts, NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
202 — Tom Watson, Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006 Highest Score to Lead Field, 18 Holes
72 — Mike Fetchick, Ted Kroll, Charles Sifford and a-Bill Trombley, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
71 — Ken Towns and Joe Jimenez, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982

Highest Score to Lead Field, 36 Holes
144 — a-William C. Campbell, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
142 — Bob Goalby, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1981
142 — Gene Littler, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
142 — Arnold Palmer, Oak Hill C.C., (East Course), Rochester, N.Y., 1984
141 — Robert De Vicenzo, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
141 — Walt Zembriski, Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985

Highest Score to Lead Field, 54 Holes
216 — Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper and Art Wall, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1981
216 — Don Sikes, Portland (Ore.) G.C., 1982
215 — Roberto De Vicenzo, Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
215 — Billy Casper, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
215 — Gary Player and Billy Casper, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
214 — Arnold Palmer, Oak Hill C.C., (East Course), Rochester, N.Y., 1984
214 — Miller Barber, Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985

Highest Score to Lead Field, 72 Holes
289 — Arnold Palmer, Bob Stone and Billy Casper, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1981
288 — Billy Casper and Rod Funseth, Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983
288 — Gary Player and Bob Charles, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988

NOTE: The following records * include the years 1991-2008 only, due to incomplete statistics before 1991.

*Fewest Sub-par Rounds, Championship
15 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
18 — Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
28 — Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
28 — Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003

*Most Over Par Rounds, Championship
404 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
398 — Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
391 — Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
384 — Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001

*Fewest Sub-par Rounds By Field, First Round
1 — Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
1 — Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
2 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
4 — Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003

*Fewest Sub-par Rounds By Field, Second Round
4 — Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
5 — The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colo., 2008
7 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
7 — Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003
9 — Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001
9 — Cherry Hills C.C., Cherry Hills Village, Colo., 1993

*Fewest Sub-par Rounds By Field, Third Round
3 — Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998
4 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
7 — Inverness C., Toledo, Ohio, 2003

*Fewest Sub-par Rounds By Field, Fourth Round
2 — Oakland Hills C.C., Birmingham, Mich., 1991
5 — Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
7 — Salem C.C., Peabody, Mass., 2001

Highest 36-Hole Cut
158 (14 over) — Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985
157 (17 over) — Oak Hill C.C., (East Course), Rochester, N.Y., 1984
156 (14 over) — Winged Foot G.C. (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
156 (12 over) — Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
156 (12 over) — Laurel Valley G.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989

Lowest 36-Hole Cut
145 (3 over) — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
146 (4 over) — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
147 (5 over) — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
147 (7 over) — Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006

Most Players to Make Cut
73 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
68 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
68 — Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
67 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Most Players Completed 72 Holes
68 — Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
67 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
67 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000

Most Players to Tie for Lead, 18 Holes
5 — Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997
4 — Winged Foot (East Course), Mamaroneck, N.Y., 1980
3 — Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983

Most Players to Tie for Lead, 36 Holes
3 — Laurel Valley C.C., Ligonier, Pa., 1989
3 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
2 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

Most Players to Tie for Lead, 54 Holes
3 — Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1981
2 — Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
2 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005

*Most Sub-par Rounds, Championship
98 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
97 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
91 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
80 — Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995
72 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
72 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994

*Most Sub-Par 72-Hole Totals, Championship
24 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
23 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
21 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005

*Most Sub-Par Scores, First Round
30 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
30 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
28 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
21 — Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995
19 — Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

*Most Sub-Par Scores, Second Round
35 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
32 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
26 — Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007
25 — Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., 2002
25 — Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995
25 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992

*Most Sub-Par Scores, Third Round
21 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
19 — Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995
18 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
18 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004

*Most Sub-Par Scores, Fourth Round

23 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 1992
22 — Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pa., 2000
20 — Bellerive C.C., St. Louis, Mo., 2004
18 — Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994
18 — NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005
18 — Prairie Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006

Miscellaneous

Most Consecutive Birdies
5 — Dale Douglass, holes 6-10, Scioto C.C., Columbus, Ohio, 1986 (first round)
5 — Isao Aoki, holes 4-8, Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995 (third round)
5 — Bill Brask, holes 2-6, Saucon Valley C.C. (Old Course), Bethlehem,
Pa., 2000 (fourth round)

Most Appearances
25 — Arnold Palmer
23 — Dale Douglass
19 — Miller Barber
18 — Gary Player
16 — Bob Charles
16 — Chi Chi Rodriquez

Most Consecutive Senior Opens Started
25 — Arnold Palmer, 1981-2005
23 — Dale Douglass, 1986-2008
17 — Miller Barber, 1981-1997
16 — Chi Chi Rodriguez, 1986-2001

Most Senior Opens Completed, 72 Holes
16 — Arnold Palmer
15 — Miller Barber
15 — Bob Charles
14 — Dale Douglass
14 — Gary Player

Most Sub-par Rounds, Career
26 — Jack Nicklaus
21 — Hale Irwin
21 — Ray Floyd
20 — Chi Chi Rodriguez
20 — Dave Stockton
19 — Gary Player

Rounds in the 60s
17 — Jack Nicklaus
16 — Hale Irwin
14 — Dave Stockton
13 — Allen Doyle
12 — Ray Floyd
12 — Gary Player
12 — Chi Chi Rodriguez
12 — Lee Trevino

Start-To-Finish Winners (No Ties)
Dale Douglass, 1986
Start-To-Finish Winners (Including Ties)
Simon Hobday, 1994

Players Who Led First Three Rounds But Didn’t Win (5)
Billy Casper — 1988
Raymond Floyd — 1998
Ed Dougherty — 1999
Bruce Fleisher — 2000
Craig Stadler — 2005

Double Eagle
Bruce Lietzke, fourth round, 6th hole (with rescue club), NCR C.C., Kettering, Ohio, 2005

Holes in One (17)
Bob Marshall, third hole, first round, Oak Hill C.C., (East Course),
Rochester, N.Y., 1984; Joe Cheves, 15th hole, first round, Oak Hill C.C.,
(East Course), Rochester, N.Y. 1984; Mac Main, 7th hole, second round,
Edgewood Tahoe G.C., Stateline, Nev., 1985; Bobby Nichols, 17th hole,
fourth round, Pinehurst (N.C.) R. & C.C. (No. 2), 1994; Jack Nicklaus,
7th hole, fourth round, Congressional C.C., Bethesda, Md., 1995; Dick
Goetz, 11th hole, first round, Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., 1997; Charles
Smith, 14th hole, first round, Riviera C.C., Pacific Palisades, Calif., 1998;
Hank Cooper, 3rd hole, second round, Des Moines (Iowa) G. and C.C.,
1999; a-Randy Reznicek, 12th hole, first round, Inverness C., Toledo,
Ohio, 2003; John Aubrey, 6th hole, first round, Bellerive C.C., St. Louis,
Mo., 2004; Mike McCullough, 13th hole, first round, Bellerive C.C., St.
Louis, Mo., 2004; a-Pat Tallent, 6th hole, first round, Bellerive C.C.,
St. Louis, Mo., 2004; Curtis Strange, 13th hole, first round, NCR C.C.,
Kettering, Ohio, 2005; Walter Hall, 13th hole, second round, NCR C.C.,
Kettering, Ohio, 2005; Rick Rhoden, 2nd hole, fourth round, NCR C.C.,
Kettering, Ohio, 2005; Walter Hall, 10th hole, second round, Prairie
Dunes C.C., Hutchinson, Kan., 2006; Bob Ford, 3rd hole, second round,
Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wis., 2007

Playoffs


Longest Playoff
19 holes — Billy Casper (75-3) and Rod Funseth (75-4), Hazeltine National G.C., Chaska, Minn., 1983

Lowest 18-Hole Score In Playoff
65 — Jack Nicklaus, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1991
68 — Gary Player, Medinah (Ill.) C.C. (No. 3), 1988
69 — Chi Chi Rodriguez, Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1991

Most Competitors in Playoff
3 — Oakland Hills C.C. (South Course), Birmingham, Mich., 1981 3- or 4-hole Playoff (Enacted in 1999)
2002 — Caves Valley G.C. (Old Course), Baltimore, Md., (Don Pooley (4- 4-4-3-3) and Tom Watson (4-4-4-3-4)

Foreign-Born Winners of the Senior Open (5 players, 6 times)
Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentina, 1980
Gary Player, South Africa, 1987, 1988
Simon Hobday, South Africa, 1994
Graham Marsh, Australia, 1997
Eduardo Romero, Argentina, 2008
 
 
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