Jiminez bidding to make Open history
Miguel Angel Jimenez, who is 49, is bidding to become the oldest winner of The Open, replacing Old Tom Morris, who was 46 years and 99 days old when he won in 1867. The oldest winner of The Masters is Jacklaus (46 years, two months, 23 days, 1986), Hale Irwin (45 years 15 days, 1990) holds the distinction at the US Open and Julius Boros (48 years four months, 16 days, 1968) is the oldest to have won the US PGA championship
Meanwhile Tiger Woods will be hoping to get his own bid to make golfing history when he resumes his pursuit for a 15th major..
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