Senior Open Golfers

MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ: 2015 US Senior Open golfer profile

Miguel Angel Jimenez , left, and Spanish countryman Jose Maria Olazabal, chat during a Masters practice round Monday, April 6, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.
Miguel Angel Jimenez , left, and Spanish countryman Jose Maria Olazabal, chat during a Masters practice round Monday, April 6, 2015, in Augusta, Ga. The Associated Press

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.

In his second Champions Tour season, Miguel Angel Jimenez finished in the top 25 of all three events in which he’s played.

Jimenez won January’s Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai and in April tied for 10th in the Greater Gwinnett Championship, which he won last season.

WATCH: Jimenez wins in Hawaii

(Video courtesy pgatour.com)

Professional

  • Driving distance 2015: 280.5 yards
  • Scoring average 2015: 74.65
  • Career Champions Tour earnings: $683,551
  • Career highlights: Has 21 international victories.

Note: Stats through June 10

Personal

  • Height: 5-foot-10
  • Weight: 165 pounds
  • Year turned pro: 1982
  • Birthplace: Malaga, Spain
  • Birth date: Jan. 1, 1964
  • Did you know? Jimenez began golfing as a 15-year-old when he worked at course picking up range balls and caddying, according to pgatour.com. One of seven brothers, Jimenez was inspired by golfers such as Seve Ballesteros and Sandy Lyle while caddying at the 1979 Spanish Open.
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