Some Interesting PGA Senior Golf Knowledge

The 28th annual Senior Open for senior golf pros was held at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin. The course opened in 1998 and was designed by Pete Dye for Herbert Kohler of the Kohler Company. Before the Senior Open, the 2004 PGA Championship was held at Whistling Straits. The golf course proved to be the second longest course for senior golf pros with seven thousand and sixty-eight yards. The leader is Bellerive Country Club. The U.S. Women’s Open was held at Blackriver Run, which has two courses, which are also owned by Herb Kohler. These two golf courses are located in Kohler, Wisconsin. Miller Barber won two Senior Opens in a row during the years 1984 and 1985. Jack Nicklaus …

Senior Golf- The Senior Open History

The very first Senior Golf Open was played in New York in June of 1980 at the Winged Foot Golf Club on the East Course. It was established because of the interest of senior golfers who wanted to compete on an amateur and professional level. The very first Senior Open had six hundred and thirty-one entries. At this time, the senior golfer had to be at least fifty-five years of age the day of the tournament. Some of the former champions competed in the first Senior Golf Open such as William Campbell, Tommy Bolt, Jack Fleck, Ed Furgol and Lew Worsham. The winner of the first Senior Golf Open was Roberto De Vicenzo while William Campbell was in second place. …