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U.S. Senior Open

U.S. Senior Open

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  • Premiered: 
    June 28, 1980
    (Click date to see TV listings for that day)

  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Sports
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Fourth of five Champions Tour majors in each season, following Senior Players Championship 
  • Subject Matter:
  • Tags: golf (senior men)

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Plot Synopsis

Held each year since 1980, the U.S. Senior Open Championship is open to any professional, or any amateur with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding a specified limit, who is at least 50-years-old. Roberto De Vicenzo, a national hero in his native Argentina, won the inaugural event -- the first and last time the age limit was 55 instead of 50 -- with the championship's final two rounds broadcast live on television. The tournament has been telecast nationally ever since.
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In 2015, the 36th U.S. Senior Open Championship tested the top senior golfers at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, CA. Play from the first two rounds aired live on Fox Sports 1 on Thursday and Friday, June 25-26, from 3-9:30pm ET/Noon-6:30pm PT each day. FOX broadcast the third and fourth rounds live on Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28, from 2-7pm ET/11am-4pm. Joe Buck serves as the lead U.S. Senior Open on FOX announcer for the live action and is joined by lead analyst, World Golf Hall of Famer and two-time major champion Greg Norman in the 18th Tower throughout the week. Other analysts include Brad Faxon, Steve Flesch, Juli Inkster and Scott McCarron, while Charles Davis (Thursday-Friday) and Holly Sonders (Saturday-Sunday) conduct post-round interviews.

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Other Titles

  • More formally known as: U.S. Senior Open Championship

Settings

  • Oak Tree National (2014) - Edmond, Oklahoma USA
  • Del Paso Country Club (2015) - Sacramento, California USA