Browne wins U.S. Senior Open, Jackson Low Am
TOLEDO, OH. (July 31, 2011) -- Once again the professionals showed the world why they make a living from golf. Of 30 amateur players who made it through qualifying only one managed to make the cut. Tim Jackson carded rounds of 72--72-69-75--288 (+4) and finished in a tie for 50th place.
The 52-year old Jackson from Germantown, Tn has made the cut at the Senior Open for three years straight. He is a two-time Mid-Amateur champion and was Medalist at the 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla.
Olin Browne (64-69-65-71--269) played steady golf carding an even par-71 on the final day with just one birdie and one bogey, collecting a cash prize of $500,000
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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