Senior Open Golfers

LOREN ROBERTS: 2015 US Senior Open golfer profile

Loren Roberts hits on the fifth fairway during the final round of the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Des Moines, Iowa. Roberts shot a 71 and finished tied for 15th.
Loren Roberts hits on the fifth fairway during the final round of the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Des Moines, Iowa. Roberts shot a 71 and finished tied for 15th. 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.

Loren Roberts could be a local favorite, thanks to his generosity. In 2009, Roberts donated $35,000 to help save the boys and girls golf programs in the Elk Grove Unified School District.

Roberts served as an assistant club professional before beginning a professional career at San Luis Obispo Country Club and Morro Bay Municipal.

WATCH: Roberts aces 13th hole at AT&T in 2013

(Video courtesy pgatour.com)

Professional

  • Driving distance 2015: 254.3 yards (77th on Champions Tour)
  • Scoring average 2015: 72.17 (43rd)
  • Career Champions Tour earnings: $12,774,964
  • Career highlights: Has 13 Champions Tour victories, including four in 2006 and three in 2009.

Note: Stats through June 10

Personal

  • Height: 6-foot-2
  • Weight: 215
  • Year turned pro: 1975
  • Birthplace: San Luis Obispo
  • Birth date: June 24, 1955
  • College: Cal Poly
  • Did you know? He earned his nickname, “Boss of the Moss,” for his putting prowess.
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