U.S. Senior Open Site: Sammanish, Wash.
Schedule: Today-Sunday Course: Sahalee Country Club (6,866 yards, par 70)
Purse: $2.6 million; winner’s share: $470,000
TV: ESPN2 (today-Friday, 4-8 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.)
Notes: Fred Couples, a threetime winner in his first season on the Champions Tour, is the local favorite, a Seattle native.