More than 120,000 spectators, 2500 volunteers and 150 elite golfers will visit Sacramento County for the 2015 U.S. Senior Open from June 22 through June 28 at Del Paso Country Club. Golf fans from 32 states and 3 countries have purchased tickets to the event. Practice rounds are scheduled from Monday through Wednesday. Championship play begins on Thursday, June 25.
The U.S. Senior Open is expected to boost the local economy by more than $17 million and bring thousands of visitors to local hotels, restaurants and shops. FOX Sports 1 and FOX will broadcast four days of live television coverage featuring the Championship and Sacramento. Fans in more than 100 countries will also be able to enjoy television coverage of the event.
“On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, it is my pleasure to join with our community to greet and extend our best wishes to the golfers, caddies, volunteers, supporters and spectators attending the U.S. Senior Open,” said Supervisor Phil Serna, Chairman of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. “We are honored that the USGA chose Sacramento as its first California location in 17 years for the Championship.”
A star-studded list of golfers over age 50 will play in the 2015 U.S. Senior Open. Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, Tom Lehman and Vijay Singh are just a few of the well-known players coming to Sacramento. Local favorite Kevin Sutherland graduated from Christian Brothers High School.
Spectator parking for the event is complimentary at Cal Expo. There is a free shuttle from the Cal Expo parking lot, which will drop attendees directly in front of the event Main Gate.
Parking will be prohibited on many of the streets surrounding Del Paso Country Club.
The following roads will be closed during the event from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28. U.S.
Senior Open Road Closure Map
- Road closures along Marconi (Marconi west of Lacy, Marconi at Morse, Marconi at Watt, and Marconi at Ashbourne Dr.) will remain in effect 24 hours, 7 days, during the event.
- Road closures at Pope, Lacy, Mountain View, and part of Morse will be between 5AM -9PM.