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.
Kevin Sutherland of Sacramento and Jeff Maggert waged a four-day battle at this year’s first major championship, the Regions Tradition, but fell in a one-hole playoff after they tied at 14-under par 274.
Sutherland was the 36-hole leader by two strokes, but finished tied for second at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.
WATCH: Sutherland puts up a 59
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- Driving distance 2015: 282.8 yards (ninth on Champions Tour)
- Scoring average 2015: 70.32 (ninth)
- Career Champions Tour earnings: $879,883
- Career highlights: Won the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship in 2002.
Note: Stats through June 10
- Height: 6-foot-1
- Weight: 185 pounds
- Year turned pro: 1987
- Birthplace: Sacramento
- Birth date: July 4, 1964
- College: Fresno State (1987, business)
- Did you know? He shot the first 59 in Champions Tour history in 2014 – in just his third event on the circuit.