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2017 U.S. Senior Open Tees Off at Salem Country Club

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Posted by Ricardo Guillaume, guest blogger of Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office

Some of the world’s best golfers are heading to the Salem Country Club in Peabody from June 26 to July 2 to compete in the 38th annual U.S. Senior Open Championship.

Sponsored by the United States Golf Association (USGA), the championship provides golf enthusiasts and casual fans alike with an unforgettable experience, as elite senior golfers such as John Daly, Vijay Singh, Michael Allen and many others compete for top prizes and bragging rights.  Professional and amateur golfers age 50 and older with a Handicap Index® not exceeding 3.4 are eligible to compete in the U.S. Senior Open Championship.

2017 US Senior Open Logo

Adding to the excitement, Hockey Hall of Famer and Boston Bruins legend Ray Bourque will serve as honorary chairman of the championship.  He will take part in events throughout the week, highlighted by a Junior Clinic with PGA TOUR Champions on Tuesday, June 27th.

This is the sixth time a USGA championship is being held at the acclaimed Salem Country Club in Peabody, a vibrant city in the North of Boston region. Golf fans are encouraged to explore all of the region’s incredible offerings from arts and culture activities, to historic tours, seaside adventures, and more!

See below the schedule of activities, or visit the 2017 U.S. Senior Open website for more details.

Day Date Details
Monday June 26 Practice Round
Tuesday June 27 Practice RoundJunior Clinic with PGA TOUR Champions Player and Ray Bourque
Wednesday June 28 Practice RoundMilitary Appreciation Day
Thursday June 29 Championship Round 1
Friday June 30 Championship Round 2
Saturday July 1 Championship Round 3
Sunday July 2 Championship Final Round

The 38th U.S. Senior Open Championship is one of this year’s top sporting events highlighted in the MA Sports Marketing Office’s 17 in 17 list. For year round information on sporting events, visit masportsoffice.com.

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