Monday, July 7-Sunday, July 13
They don’t come much bigger than the U.S. Senior Open for men’s senior golf, which means Edmond is about to become the center attraction in the golf world. Pros of the sport such as Bob Tway, Scott Verplank, Gil Morgan and Willie Wood head for Oak Tree National, Edmond’s nationally renowned golf course, for the 2014 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament, which runs Monday, July 7, through Sunday, July 13 – the big finale. The event is expected to attract 156 players, pros and amateurs, along with more than 120,000 spectators, creating an economic boon of more than $15 million for the area and community. The 2014 tournament will be the first time the open has been played in Oklahoma in its three-decade-plus history. Past champions include Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. Local fans are sure to cheer on Scott Verplank, a PGA veteran and Edmond resident. For more, go to www.oaktreenational.com.