The Bee highlights 22 golfers that are scheduled to play in the 2015 U.S. Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club on June 25-28 in Sacramento.
Fred Couples joined the Champions Tour in 2010, 28 years after his debut on the PGA Tour. The 1992 Masters winner has 11 victories on the 50-and-older circuit, including two majors.
In May 2013, Couples was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame with Colin Montgomerie, Willie Park Jr., Ken Schofield and Ken Venturi.
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- Driving distance 2015: 295.8 yards
- Scoring average 2015: 70.78
- Career Champions Tour earnings: $7,787,063
- Career highlights: Has 15 PGA Tour victories, earning a green jacket in the 1992 Masters, and 11 Champions Tour wins.
Note: Stats through June 10
- Height: 5-foot-11
- Weight: 185 pounds
- Year turned pro: 1980
- Birthplace: Seattle
- Birth date: Oct. 3, 1959
- College: Houston
- Did you know? Couples roomed with Blaine McCallister and CBS Sports broadcaster Jim Nantz at the University of Houston, according to pgatour.com. Couples is a huge fan of the NFL team and raised Seattle’s 12th Man Flag before a Monday Night Football game against the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 2, 2013.