FAR HILLS, N.J. – The United States Golf
Association (USGA) today announced
sectional qualifying sites for the 2014 U.S.
Senior Open Championship, to be held
at Oak Tree National, in Edmond, Okla., July
Conducted over 18 holes, sectional qualifying
will be held at 34 sites across the
United States between June 12 and June 24.
Player registration is available now
and continues through Wednesday, May 28 at
5 p.m. EDT
“The U.S. Senior Open is senior golf’s most
prestigious championship and the
sectional qualifying process is open to any
amateur who meets the Handicap
Index®,” said Daniel B. Burton, USGA vice
president and Championship
Committee chairman. “Support from state and
regional golf associations allows us
to conduct qualifying and help to determine
the field at Oak Tree National this
The Homestead’s Cascades Course, in Hot
Springs, Va., will host U.S. Senior Open
sectional qualifying for the 10th time since
2002. The club has also been the site
of eight USGA championships, including the
1966 Curtis Cup, the 1967 U.S.
Women’s Open and 1988 U.S. Amateur. Sam
Snead, a four-time U.S. Open
runner-up who won a record 82 PGA Tour
titles, was The Homestead’s golf
professional for many decades.
Hillwood Country Club, in Nashville, Tenn.,
will host Senior Open sectional
qualifying for the third straight year and fifth
time since 2002. The club’s 2002
qualifier produced the lone player to win the
U.S. Senior Open as a sectional
qualifier. Don Pooley survived a 3-for-2
playoff to reach that year’s Senior Open,
held at Caves Valley Golf Club, in Owings
Mills, Md. At Caves Valley, Pooley
defeated Tom Watson in a five-hole playoff to
win the championship.
Dunedin (Fla.) Country Club will host Senior
Open sectional qualifying for the fifth
consecutive year. Damon Green, a PGA Tour
caddie who has worked with 2007
Masters champion Zach Johnson, advanced to
the U.S. Senior Open from this site
in 2011. He tied for 13th at Inverness Club in
For the sixth time in nine years, Florence
(S.C.) Country Club is a U.S. Senior
Open sectional qualifying site. In 2007, Donnie
Hammond qualified for the Senior
Open from this site and tied for 22nd at
Whistling Straits, in Kohler, Wis. Florence
C.C. has held two USGA championships,
including the 1963 U.S. Junior Amateur.
Old Waverly Golf Club, in West Point, Miss.,
will host Senior Open sectional
qualifying for the fourth time in the last
decade. Old Waverly was the site for the
1999 U.S. Women’s Open and 2006 U.S.
Women’s Mid-Amateur championships.
Three other courses that are serving as sites
for this year’s U.S. Senior Open
sectional qualifying have hosted USGA
championships. Timuquana Country Club, in
Jacksonville, Fla., hosted the 2002 U.S. Senior
Amateur. Indian Hills Country Club,
in Mission Hills, Kan., was the host site for the
2001 U.S. Girls’ Junior. Sewickley
Heights Golf Club, in Sewickley, Pa., held the
1966 U.S. Women’s Amateur.
California has the most sectional sites with
five, including one at Green Valley
(Calif.) Country Club, which is hosting for the
fifth time since 2001. Three
sectional qualifiers are scheduled in Florida,
while Texas will host two qualifiers.
There are qualifying sites in 27
The U.S. Senior Open will be held
for the first time at Oak Tree
National. To be eligible, a player must have a
Handicap Index® not exceeding 3.4,
or be a professional, and be 50 years of age
at the start of championship play.
2014 U.S. Senior Open Sectional
Qualifying Sites (34)
|Thursday, June 12
||Thursday, June 19
|Somerby G.C., Byron, Minn.
||Back Creek G.C., Middletown, Del.
||Scarsdale G.C., Hartsdale, N.Y.
|Friday, June 13
||Meadowbrook C.C., Racine, Wis.
|Spring Meadows G.C., Linden, Mich.
||Friday, June 20
|Monday, June 16
||Brickyard Crossing G.C., Indianapolis,
|Waialae C.C., Honolulu, Hawaii
|The C.C. at The Legends, Eureka, Mo.
||Monday, June 23
|Albuquerque C.C., Albuquerque, N.M.
||Alta Mesa G.C., Mesa, Ariz.
|Worthington Hills C.C., Columbus,
||Green Valley C.C., Green Valley, Calif.
|The Homestead (Cascades Course), Hot
||El Caballero C.C., Tarzana, Calif.
|Canterwood G. & C.C., Gig Harbor, Wash.
||Vista Valley C.C., Vista, Calif.
||Dunedin G.C., Dunedin, Fla.
|Tuesday, June 17
||Village Links of Glen Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
|Turlock G. & C.C., Turlock, Calif.
||Split Rail Links & G.C., Aledo,
|Fox Hollow G.C., (Canyon & Meadow
Courses), Lakewood, Ohio
|The Legacy G. & T.C., Port St. Lucie, Fla.
||Tuesday, June 24
|Brookstone G. & C.C., Acworth, Ga.
||Goose Creek G.C., Mira Loma, Calif.
||Timuquana C.C., Jacksonville, Fla.
|Wednesday, June 18
||High Point C.C. (Willow Creek Course),
High Point, N.C.
|Indian Hills C.C., Mission Hills, Kan.
||Sewickley Heights G.C., Sewickley, Pa.
|Tedesco C.C., Marblehead, Mass.
||Florence C.C., Florence, S.C.
|Old Waverly G.C., West Point, Miss.
||Golfcrest C.C., Pearland, Texas
|Creekside G.C., Salem, Ore.
|Hillwood C.C., Nashville, Tenn.