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The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in men's senior golf. It was first played in 1980 and is administered by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and is recognised as a major championship by both the Champions Tour and the European Seniors Tour. Initially the lower age limit was 55, but it is now 50, which is the standard limit for men's senior professional golf tournaments. The event is open to amateurs but it is dominated by professionals. It has been played on several different courses. In 2009 the prize fund was $2.6 million, with $470,000 awarded to the champion, Eduardo Romero. Allen Doyle became the oldest U.S. Senior Open Champion in 2006, winning two weeks before his 58th birthday. The prize money is usually the highest of any senior tour event, and like other senior majors, players must walk the course unless they receive a medical exemption to use a cart. Winners gain entry into the following season's U.S. Open. - Source: Wikipedia

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