LAKE ORION, Mich. -- On a star-studded leaderboard, it was the no-name that took home the trophy at the U.S. Senior Open.
Roger Chapman, a journeyman player on the European Tour during his younger days, shot a 4-under 66 at Indianwood Golf and Country Club to win his second senior major in two months. In May, he won the Senior PGA Championship in Benton Harbor, joining Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only players to win both tournaments in the same year.
"To be in the company of three great players like that is a huge, huge honor," he said. "This just really hasn't sunk it yet."
Chapman started the day four shots behind Bernhard Langer and was also battling former PGA stars like Corey Pavin, Fred Funk, Tom Lehman and John Cook, but outdueled all of them on a hot, windy day at Indianwood.
Many observers expected Langer to run away with the tournament, but he double-bogeyed the second hole and finished with a 2-over 72.
"Obviously, every time you make a double bo...