2020 U.S. Senior Open Fast FactsNewport (R.I.) Country Club

PGA Tour Champions stalwart Bernhard Langer won the U.S. Senior Open in 2010 at Sahalee Country Club. (USGA/Steven Gibbons)

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Venue Newport Country Club
Opened 1894
Architect William F. Davis (expanded to 18 holes in 1899; redesign by A.W. Tillinghast in 1923; renovation by Ronald Forse in 2005)
Dates of Championship June 25-28
Field Size 156 competitors
Yardage/Par 7,070 yards/Par 70 (Subject to change)
Eligibility Open to any professional and amateur golfer who is 50 years of age as of June 27 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 3.4.
Entries Open Late February/early March
2019 Championship Steve Stricker, of Madison, Wis., went wire-to-wire in his first U.S. Senior Open appearance, shattering the 72-hole scoring mark with a 19-under total of 261 en route to a six-stroke victory on the Warren Course at Notre Dame. To read more, click here.
Quotable "It was just a dream week. There’s been a lot of years trying to get one of these [USGA trophies]. To get this gold medal and the trophy in a USGA event means a lot.”
 -- Steve Stricker
Hole by Hole (Yardages and par subject to change)
Hole 1: 568 yards (par 5)
Hole 2: 321 yards (par 4)
Hole 3: 472 yards (par 4)
Hole 4: 184 yards (par 3)
Hole 5: 203 yards (par 3)
Hole 6: 471 yards (par 4)
Hole 7: 357 yards (par 4)
Hole 8: 466 yards (par 4)
Hole 9: 419 yards (par 4)
IN: 3,461 yards (par 35)
Hole 10: 
474 yards (par 4)
Hole 11: 412 yards (par 4)
Hole 12: 348 yards (par 4)
Hole 13: 241 yards (par 3)
Hole 14: 449 yards (par 4)
Hole 15: 438 yards (par 4)
Hole 16: 595 yards (par 5)
Hole 17: 186 yards (par 3)
Hole 18: 466 yards (par 4)
OUT: 3,609 yards (par 35)
TOTAL: 7,070 yards (par 70)
Notable Past Events at Newport Country Club 1895 U.S. Amateur (Charles Blair Macdonald)
1895 U.S. Open (Horace Rawlins)
1995 U.S. Amateur (Tiger Woods)
2006 U.S. Women's Open (Annika Sorenstam)
Notable Fast Fact Newport Country Club is one of the USGA's five founding clubs and club member Theodore Havemeyer served as the Association's first president. 
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); David Toms (2018); Steve Stricker (2019)
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); Miguel Angel Jimenez (2016, 2018); Billy Mayfair (2016)
Schedule of Play Thursday, June 25 (18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, June 26 (18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, June 27 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, June 28 (18 holes, stroke play)
Cut Low 60 scorers and ties will play the final 36 holes
Playoff Should there be a tie after 72 holes, a two-hole aggregate playoff will take place immediately following play
Future Sites 2021: Omaha Country Club, Omaha, Neb./July 8-11
2022: Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem, Pa./June 23-26