The U. Senior Open is one of the five major championships in senior golf, introduced 39 years ago in The lower age limit was 55 in , but it was lowered to 50 for the second edition in ,  which is the standard limit for men's senior professional golf tournaments. By definition, the event is open to amateurs, but has been dominated by professionals ; through , all editions have been won by pros. Allen Doyle became the oldest U. Senior Open Champion in , winning two weeks before his 58th birthday.
United States Senior Men's Amateur Golf Championship
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The United States Senior Men's Amateur Golf Championship is a national tournament for amateur golf competitors at least 55 years of age. The tournament starts with 36 holes of stroke play , with the top 64 competitors advancing to the match play portion of the tournament. Golfers must have a USGA handicap index of 7. The tournament was founded in , expanding on a tournament conducted by the U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Senior Amateur contestants have been permitted to ride in carts since
The Top 50 Amateur Golfers of All Time
Silver Club Golfing Society. October 26, There are not enough superlatives or words on a page to describe the impact Jones had on the game, and one could argue that his golfing accomplishments could have been even further expanded had he not retired from the game at the seemingly prime age of
Senior Open history and records. In just eight years on the Champions Tour, he picked up 24 victories, including three at the U. Senior Open winning in , and