Bob Hope said, “I’ll shoot my age if I live to be 105.”
Golfers from age 50 and above face the challenge of the longest senior course with a 7,604-yard reach for par 72.
The field of players includes 22 major champions and 10 Ryder cup captains vying for a $2,000,000 purse. First place is $360,000.
Some players you may see on the greens are:
Michael Allen, 51, University of Nevada (Defending Champion)
Paul Azinger, 50, Brevard Junior College, Florida State University
Fred Couples, 50, University of Houston
Ben Crenshaw, 58, University of Texas
Hale Irwin, 64, University of Colorado
Bernard Langer, 52, Germany
Tom Lehman, 51, University of Minnesota
Mark O’Meara, 53, Long Beach State
Eduardo Romero, 55, Cordoba, Argentina
Tom Watson, 60, Stanford University
Mark Wiebe, 52, San Jose State University
Colorado Golf Course is a 1700-acre private course designed by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore. Membership is by invitation only, and limited to 377 patrons.
Golfers may not shoot their age but they will enjoy an advantage of Colorado’s high altitude, which will boost drives an average ten percent.
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