Senior Open Golfers

VIJAY SINGH: 2015 US Senior Open golfer profile

Vijay Singh hits out of a bunker on the seventh hole during the second round of the Bay Hill Invitational golf tournament , Friday, March 20, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. Despite a closing-round 69, Singh finished tied for 57th.
Vijay Singh hits out of a bunker on the seventh hole during the second round of the Bay Hill Invitational golf tournament , Friday, March 20, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. Despite a closing-round 69, Singh finished tied for 57th. 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.

A decorated PGA Tour veteran, Vijay Singh will play in his first Champions Tour event of the season at the U.S. Senior Open.

Singh has competed in 15 PGA Tour events this year, with his best finish coming at the Valspar Championship in March, when he tied for 10th. Singh also had a strong showing at the Memorial Tournament, tying for 11th on June 7.

WATCH: Singh’s on-target approach leads to Memorial birdie

(Video courtesy pgatour.com)

Professional

  • Off-the-tee driving distance 2015: 288.8 (92nd on PGA Tour)
  • Scoring average 2015: 70.89 (67th)
  • Career Champions Tour earnings: $284,488
  • Career highlights: Has 34 PGA Tour victories, including nine in 2004, and 22 international victories.

Note: Stats through June 10

Personal

  • Height: 6-foot-2
  • Weight: 208
  • Year turned pro: 1982
  • Birthplace: Lautoka, Fiji
  • Birth date: February 22, 1963
  • Did you know? Singh is Fiji’s only world-class golfer.
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