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Your guide to 2015 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament in Sacramento

Fred Funk laughs before he tees off on the fourteenth tee during the practice rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at the Del Paso Country Club Tuesday on June 23, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif.
Fred Funk laughs before he tees off on the fourteenth tee during the practice rounds of the U.S. Senior Open at the Del Paso Country Club Tuesday on June 23, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

This is your guide to following the 2015 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at the Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento that begins Thursday.

You can follow the entire tournament with our live blog featuring updates, photos and highlights.

The leaderboard and videos can be found here.

News, profiles and more can be found on our golf page, as well. Looking for where to view the tournament on TV and online? Here’s a viewer’s guide.

THE COURSE:

The course features a challenging course. Here’s a hole-by-hole breakdown of the links in an interactive map and in a narrated video:

▪ Interactive map: Tour the 2015 US Senior Open course

▪ See what golfers are up against in this video by Randy Pench and Bee golf writer Steve Pajak.

▪ 5-year odyssey: Read how Del Paso Country Club landed the golf tournament.

▪ Despite drought, the course is gorgeously green

▪ From the schedule of rounds to the best places to watch on the course, here’s a fan’s guide .

THE PLAYERS:

▪  Know the field: Profiles, videos for 2015 U.S. Senior Open golfers

▪  Speaking of golf in Sacramento, here is a gallery of the top 5 players in the city’s history. Here is a look at golfers expected at the Senior Open.

▪ Who ya gonna watch? Crowd favorites start early and late Thursday and Friday as tee times for first two days announced.

19TH HOLE? WHAT TO DO AROUND TOWN

▪ Your guide to Sacramento’s best attractions.

▪ But remember - it’s going to be hot.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

We will have updated highlights from the tournament.

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