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U.S. Senior Open: The Last Time It Happened


| Jan 1, 2024
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Last international winner: Bernhard Langer, Germany, 2023

Last to defend title: Allen Doyle, 2006

Last player to win Senior Open on first attempt: Padraig Harrington, 2022

Last champion to win Senior Open on second attempt: David Toms, 2018

Last player to win after being in final qualifying: Don Pooley, 2002 

Last start-to-finish winner (no ties): Olin Browne, 2011

Last winner to win money title in same year: Bernhard Langer, 2010

Last winner to birdie the 72nd hole to win by one stroke: Hale Irwin, 1998

Last to win without a round in the 60s: Gary Player, 1988 (74-70-71-73)

Last to win with all rounds in the 60s: Steve Stricker, 2019 (62-64-66-69)

Last to win with a round of 77: Hale Irwin, 1998 (first round)

Last to win with a round of 75: Simon Hobday, 1994 (fourth round)

Last defending champion to miss the cut: Gene Sauers, 2017

Last player over 70 to make cut: Hale Irwin (70/0/23), 2015