CHAMPIONSHIPS
Article table test January 8, 2016

Championship Venue Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio
Opened 1916
Architect Donald Ross (renovations by Jack Nicklaus & Michael Hurdzan, 2008)
Entries Open Week of March 7
Entries Close June 8
Dates of Championship Aug. 11-14
Field Size 156
Eligibility Any professional or amateur golfer who has reached 50 years of age by Aug. 11 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 3.4
2015 Championship Jeff Maggert (10-under 270) edged defending champion Colin Montgomerie by two strokes at Del Paso Country Cub in Sacramento, Calif.
Quotable “I’m honored to take this trophy home, and I will cherish it the rest of my life.” – Jeff Maggert
Notable Past Events at Scioto Country Club (winner) 1926 U.S. Open (Robert T. Jones Jr.)
1931 Ryder Cup (United States)
1950 PGA Championship (Chandler Harper)
1968 U.S. Amateur (Bruce Fleisher)
1986 U.S. Senior Open (Dale Douglass)
U.S. Senior Opens in Ohio (5) 1986: Scioto C.C./Columbus (Champion: Dale Douglass)
1996: Canterbury C.C./Cleveland (Dave Stockton)
2003: Inverness Club/Toledo (Bruce Lietzke)
2005: NCR Country Club/Kettering (Allen Doyle)
2011: Inverness Club/Toledo (Olin Browne)
Notable U.S. Senior Open Champions Arnold Palmer (1981); Miller Barber (1982, 1984-85); Billy Casper (1983); Gary Player (1987-88); Lee Trevino (1990); Jack Nicklaus (1991, 1993); Tom Weiskopf (1995); Hale Irwin (1998, 2000); Allen Doyle (2005-06); Fred Funk (2009); Bernhard Langer (2010); Colin Montgomerie (2014)
Notable U.S. Senior Open Runners-Up a-William C. Campbell (1980); Gene Littler (1982); Arnold Palmer (1984); Gary Player (1986); Bob Charles (1988); Jack Nicklaus (1990, 1995); Chi Chi Rodriguez (1991); Hale Irwin (1996, 2004); Tom Watson (2002-03, 2006); Ben Crenshaw (2007); Fred Couples (2010); Fred Funk (2008, 2012-13); Mark O’Meara (2011); Colin Montgomerie (2015)
Schedule of Play Aug. 11 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Aug. 12 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Aug. 13 (Third Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Aug. 14 (Final Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Television Coverage TBD
Future Sites 2017: Salem Country Club, Peabody, Mass./June 29-July 2
2018: The Broadmoor Golf Club, Colorado Springs, Colo./June 28-July 1