U.S. SENIOR OPEN
Site: Lake Orion, Mich.
Course: Indianwood Golf and Country Club, Old Course (6,862 yards, par 70).
Purse: TBA ($2.6 million in 2011). Winner’s share: TBA ($500,000 in 2011).
Television: ESPN2 (Thursday-Friday, noon-4 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, noon-3 p.m.).
Last year: Olin Browne won at Inverness in Toledo, Ohio, holding off Mark O’Meara by three strokes. Browne shot 64-69-65-71 to finish at 15 under.
Last week: Kirk Triplett won the First Tee Open at Pebble Beach for his first Champions Tour title. The three-time PGA Tour winner was making his eighth start on the senior tour after turning 50 in March.
Notes: The tournament is the fourth of the five Champions Tour majors. Roger Chapman won the Senior PGA in May at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich., Tom Lehman took the Regions Tradition in June at Shoal Creek in Alabama, and Joe Daley won the Senior Players two weeks ago at Fox Chapel in Pittsburgh. ...Play will resume July 26-29 with the Senior British Open at Turnberry.