Senior Open Golfers

JEFF SLUMAN: 2015 US Senior Open golfer profile

Jeff Sluman watches his shot from the second tee during the final round of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla., Sunday, July 13, 2014. Sluman finished tied for fifth place.
Jeff Sluman watches his shot from the second tee during the final round of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla., Sunday, July 13, 2014. Sluman finished tied for fifth place. 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.

Jeff Sluman has played some of his best golf this season on the biggest stages. Sluman shot a final-round 69 to finish tied for seventh at the Senior PGA Championship on May 24, a week after finishing 11th in the Regions Tradition, two of the Champions Tour majors.

But his best performance this season was at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic in March, where he tied for sixth.

WATCH: Sluman tastes good life in Hawaii

(Video courtesy pgatour.com)

Professional

  • Driving distance 2015: 275.4 yards (21st on Champions Tour)
  • Scoring average 2015: 71.13 (20th)
  • Career Champions Tour earnings: $9,180,907
  • Career highlights: Has six victories and nine second-place finishes on the Champions Tour, and six PGA Tour wins.

Note: Stats through June 10

Personal

  • Height: 5-foot-7
  • Weight: 140 pounds
  • Year turned pro: 1980
  • Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y.
  • Birth date: Sept. 11, 1957
  • College: Florida State (1980, finance)
  • Did you know? His wine collection totals nearly 2,000 bottles, according to pgatour.com.
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