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Roberts, Jacobsen, Stadler tied for lead

Updated: July 27, 2006, 5:27 PM ET
By Bill Fields | Golf World

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- By all rights, neither Peter Jacobsen nor Gary Player should have even been playing in the first round of the Senior British Open Thursday at the Ailsa course.

Jacobsen is only a few months away from surgery to replace his worn-out left hip, a joint so incapacitating that he almost didn't make the flight over from the United States to compete in the fourth major of the year on the Champions Tour. Player is 70 years old, at a roundabout in life when many ...

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