Chatelain: Slipping away to the Sand Hills
Steve Elkington called the Omaha crowds “enormous.” “I'm so surprised there hasn't been more golf here,” he said, “because it seems like they know everything about golf.”
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:00 am
» No. 1: Omaha Country Club is the center of attention. But a few prominent characters in the Senior Open aren't wasting their chance to visit Nebraska's more secluded (and more famous) courses.
Tom Lehman spent Monday at OCC practicing. Tuesday, after putting and chipping in the morning, he took a private plane to Valentine and spent that afternoon and evening at Prairie Club, where he designed the Dunes Course. While his peers were roasting in 100-degree heat index, he enjoyed the low humidity and calm conditions. He was back at OCC by noon Wednesday.
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