MIKE GILMORE has withdrawn from the 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship on Friday, August 12, due to a back injury.
Gilmore, who withdrew prior to his second round, shot an 11-over-par 81 in Thursday’s opening round. Gilmore, who shared medalist honors with three others in the Clifton, N.J., sectional qualifier, is the head professional at Winged Foot Golf Club, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Winged Foot hosted the first U.S. Senior Open in 1980.
Gilmore, who was competing in his first U.S. Senior Open, was scheduled to play with Bobby Gage and Thomas Stankowski at 1 p.m.from the first tee.