U.S. Senior Open: Knapp low am at 2-over
OMAHA, Neb. (July 11, 2013) -- Sean Knapp shot a 2-over 72 and is sitting as the low amateur after Round 1 at the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship at Omaha Country Club.
Knapp's 72 puts him in a tie for 46th place, five back of seven players sitting at 3-under, including Mark O'Meara, Fred Funk, Tom Lehman and Kenny Perry.
George Zahringer is one back of Knapp after a 3-over 73. He's tied for 61st place.
John Pate, Jack Hall, Doug Hanzel, Mike McCoy and Jeff Wilson all shot 4-over 74s and are tied for 80th place.
For a full rundown of the amateurs at the U.S. Senior Open, click the link below.
ABOUT THE U.S. Senior Open
The U.S. Senior Open is one of 14 national
championships conducted by the USGA. Open
to amateurs and professionals who have reached
their 50th birthday as of the first day of the
The Senior Open was first
played in 1980 with a purse of, get this, just
$100,000. Roberto Vincenzo of Argentina was the
inaugural champion (winning $20,000), and Arnold
Palmer was a popular winner the following year in
1981 at Oakland Hills.
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