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U.S. Senior Open Round 1

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Steve Jones hits a shot from the fairway on hole #9 during the first round of the 2011 U.S. Senior Open at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Thursday.

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Steve Jones watches his putt on ninth green Thursday.

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Steve Jones follows the ball after hitting it from the tee on hole 10.

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Mark O'Meara hits the ball from the 10th tee Thursday.

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Michael Allen hits sends a piece of turf flying with his ball on the eighth fairway Thursday.

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Olin Browne sinks an eagle on eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Senior Open.

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Olin Browne tips his cap to the crowd after sinking an eagle on the eighth hole.

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Olin Browne reacts to his eagle on the eighth hole. Browne finished at 7 under as the leader.

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Tommy Armour III hits out of a sand trap on the eighth hole at Inverness Club Thursday.

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Mark Wiebe hits the ball down the ninth fairway Thursday.

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Mark Wiebe gives the crowd a smile despite missing a birdie putt on the ninth hole,

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Mark O'Meara hits a shot from the fairway on hole #9. He was the day's early leader.

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Heat and humidity Thursday took its toll on golfers like Mark O'Meara.

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Damon Green tees off on hole #9. Green finished the first round 4 under par.

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Michael Allen watches his ball roll across the green from a putt on hole 9. Allen finished 5 under par.

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Peter Senior makes a birdie putt on hole 8 during the first round of the 2011 U.S. Senior Open.

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Peter Senior watches his golf ball sail through the air after a tee shot on the ninth hole.

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Peter Senior gives the crowd a smile after making a birdie on the tenth hole.

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Peter Senior hits his ball out of the bunker and back on to the 11th fairway.

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Mark Wiebe checks the wind on the 10th fairway.

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Chien-Soon Lu hits his tee shot on the ninth hole.

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Olin Browne tees off on the ninth hole at Inverness Club Thursday.

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Mark Wiebe hits from the fairway on the 10th hole Thursday.

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Mark O'Meara hits his ball toward the 18th green Thursday.

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Dana Quigley hits a chip shot toward the ninth hole in the first round of the U.S. Senior Open Thursday.

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Dana Quigley keeps his eyes on the ball as it sails down the 10th fairway.

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Senior Open defending champion Bernhard Langer watches his putt on the ninth green.

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Bernhard Langer begins work on the back nine with a tee shot on hole 10.

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Bruce Lietzke wipes the sweat from his brow on the ninth hole. Lietzke only played 13 holes of the first round before bowing out because of a shoulder injury. He was eight over.

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Dave Eichelberger hits an approach shot on the ninth hole.

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The gallery gathers in the shade of a tree along the 17th fairway as they watch the action during the first round of the 2011 U.S. Senior Open.

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The gallery follows golfers from left, Mark O'Meara, Bernhard Langer, and Paul Simson as they walk to their balls on the 17th green Thursday.

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Spectators in the gallery cross a path on the 18th hole Thursday.

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Mark O'Meara hits his ball out of a sand trap on the 17th hole.

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Hal Sutton makes a third attempt to hit the ball out of the rough near the 17th green.

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Chuck Hage of Sylvania, who is a volunteer standard bearer, takes a drink while his group of golfers putt on the 17th green.

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