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DATES:  Thursday, July 29th through Sunday, August 1st
SITE:  Sahalee Country Club (South and North Courses), Sammamish, Washington
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Ted Robinson (1969), Rees Jones (1996, 98 - renovation)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  6,866
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 403 Yds 10 - Par 4 400 Yds
2 - Par 5 508 Yds 11 - Par 5 545 Yds
3 - Par 4 415 Yds 12 - Par 4 455 Yds
4 - Par 4 392 Yds 13 - Par 3 170 Yds
5 - Par 3 190 Yds 14 - Par 4 370 Yds
6 - Par 4 480 Yds 15 - Par 4 413 Yds
7 - Par 4 420 Yds 16 - Par 4 375 Yds
8 - Par 4 443 Yds 17 - Par 3 212 Yds
9 - Par 3 205 Yds 18 - Par 4 470 Yds
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35 3,456 Yds 35 3,410 Yds
Annual: 31st
Defending Champion: Fred Funk
Runner-Up: Joey Sindelar
Tournament Record: 267 (Hale Irwin, 2000 - Saucon Valley Country Club)
54-Hole Record: 199 (Simon Hobday, 1994 - Pinehurst Resort & Country Club)
36-Hole Record: 133 (Dave Stockton, 1992 - Saucon Valley Country Club)
(Simon Hobday, 1994 - Pinehurst Resort & Country Club)
(Bruce Fleisher, 2000 - Saucon Valley Country Club)
(Loren Roberts, 2005 - NCR Country Club - South Course)
(Tom Watson, 2005 - NCR Country Club - South Course)
(Craig Stadler, 2005 - NCR Country Club - South Course)
(Tim Jackson, 2009 - Crooked Stick Golf Club)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Loren Roberts, 2006 - Prairie Dunes Country Club)
9-Hole Record: 30 (Richard King, 1983 - Hazeltine National)
(Gordon Jones, 1987 - Brooklawn Country Club)
(Gary Player, 1990 - Ridgewood Country Club)
(Tom Weiskopf, 1993 - Cherry Hills Country Club)
(Ed Dougherty, 1999 - Des Moines Golf & Country Club)
(Jim Thorpe, John Jacobs, 2000 - Saucon Valley C.C.)
(Jim Thorpe, Jay Sigel, Tom Kite, 2001 - Salem C.C.)
(Allen Doyle, 2005 - NCR Country Club - South Course)
(Andy Bean, L.Roberts, DA Weibring, 2006 - Prairie Dunes CC)
Total Purse: $2,600,000
Shares: 1st Place - $470,000; 2nd Place - $280,000; 3rd Place - $180,000
2009 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Fred Funk 268 Scott Simpson 279
Joey Sindelar 274 Mark O'Meara 279
Russ Cochran 276 Tom Lehman 280
Loren Roberts 277 Robin Freeman 280
Greg Norman 277 Olin Browne 281
Past U.S. Senior Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2009 Fred Funk (268) -- Joey Sindelar
(Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Indiana)
2008 Eduardo Romero (274) -- Fred Funk
(The Broadmoor Resort - East Course, Colorado Springs, Colorado)
2007 Brad Bryant (282) -- Ben Crenshaw
(Whistling Straits - Straits Course, Kohler, Wisconsin)
2006 Allen Doyle (272) -- Tom Watson
(Prairie Dunes Country Club, Hutchinson, Kansas)
2005 Allen Doyle (274) -- D.A. Weibring, Loren Roberts
(NCR Country Club - South Course, Kettering, Ohio)
2004 Peter Jacobsen (272) -- Hale Irwin
(Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, Missouri)
2003 Bruce Lietzke (277) -- Tom Watson
(Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio)
2002 *Don Pooley (274) -- Tom Watson
(Caves Valley Golf Club, Baltimore, Maryland)
2001 Bruce Fleisher (280) -- Gil Morgan, Isao Aoki
(Salem Country Club, Peabody, Massachusetts)
2000 Hale Irwin (267) -- Bruce Fleisher
(Saucon Valley Country Club - Old Course, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
1999 Dave Eichelberger (281) -- Ed Dougherty
(Des Moines Golf & Country Club, West Des Moines, Iowa)
1998 Hale Irwin (285) -- Vicente Fernandez
(Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California)
1997 Graham Marsh (280) -- John Bland
(Olympia Fields C.C. - North Course, Olympia Fields, Illinois)
1996 Dave Stockton (277) -- Hale Irwin
(Canterbury Golf Club, Beachwood, Ohio)
1995 Tom Weiskopf (275) -- Jack Nicklaus
(Congressional Country Club - Blue Course, Bethesda, Maryland)
1994 Simon Hobday (274) -- Graham Marsh, Jim Albus
(Pinehurst Country Club - No. 2, Pinehurst, North Carolina)
1993 Jack Nicklaus (278) -- Tom Weiskopf
(Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver, Colorado)
1992 Larry Laoretti (275) -- Jim Colbert
(Saucon Valley Country Club - Old Course, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
1991 *Jack Nicklaus (282) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
(Oakland Hills Country Club - South Course, Birmingham, Michigan)
1990 Lee Trevino (275) -- Jack Nicklaus
(Ridgewood Country Club (Center and West Nines, Paramus, New Jersey)
1989 Orville Moody (279) -- Frank Beard
(Laurel Valley Country Club, Ligonier, Pennsylvania)
1988 *Gary Player (270) -- Bob Charles
(Medinah Country Club (Number Three, Medinah, Illinois)
1987 Gary Player (270) -- Doug Sanders
(Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield, Connecticut)
1986 Dale Douglass (279) -- Gary Player
(Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio)
1985 Miller Barber (285) -- Roberto DeVicenzo
(Edgewood Tahoe Golf Club, Stateline, Nevada)
1984 Miller Barber (286) -- Arnold Palmer
(Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York)
1983 *Billy Casper (288) -- Rod Funseth
(Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
1982 Miller Barber (282) -- Gene Littler, Dan Sikes
(Portland Golf Club, Portland, Oregon)
1981 *Arnold Palmer (289) -- Billy Casper, Bob Stone
(Oakland Hills Country Club (South Course), Birmingham, Michigan)
1980 Roberto De Vicenzo (285) -- William C. Campbell
(Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
* - Won in Playoff

 

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