(Norman, OK) — When the greatest senior golfers in the world gather in two weeks for the 2014 U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Oklahoma, they will be testing their game on one of Pete Dye’s best courses, thanks to the recent renovation work by Tripp Davis and Associates.
Davis and his team worked to return the features of the course to its original form adding a few enhancements for the modern game. All tees and bunkers were rebuilt and strategically restored.
“The greens and greens surrounds were what made Oak Tree so strategic and we like what we recaptured,” commented Davis who credits Scott Verplank, Bob Tway, Willie Wood, club owner, Everett Dobson and project shaper Bill “Hollywood” Willingham as part of the team who provided ongoing input on changes throughout the course. “It can still be the toughest course in the country, but it is very strategic and option oriented,” said the former All-American from Oklahoma University.
The 2014 U.S. Senior Open will be the second USGA Championship to be played at Oak Tree National. The club previously hosted the 1984 U.S. Amateur, the 1988 PGA Championship, the 2000 Club Pro Championship, and the 2006 Senior PGA Championship.
For more information about Tripp Davis and Associates, please visit the website at www.tdagolf.net or call 405-447-5259.