Senior PGA Championship http://kcur.org en Will Kansas City Ever Host A Golf Major? http://kcur.org/post/will-kansas-city-ever-host-golf-major <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The PGA Tour’s web-dot-com circuit stops this week in the Kansas City area. First-round play begins Thursday at the Lions Gate course in Overland Park, </span>Kan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>For a long time, area courses have served as the host site for golf tour events, but never a major.&nbsp;</p><p>More than 34,000 fans attended Sunday’s final round of the US Senior Open at Omaha Country Club, the single largest attended sporting event in Omaha history.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:03:30 +0000 Greg Echlin 40339 at http://kcur.org Will Kansas City Ever Host A Golf Major? Watson Has Eyes On Another Senior PGA Championship http://kcur.org/post/watson-has-eyes-another-senior-pga-championship <p>Because of a hand injury last year, Tom Watson was unable to defend the last tournament he won, the Senior PGA Championship. But he’s healthy now and&nbsp;in the frame of mind to win another championship.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year’s Senior PGA Championship takes place at the </span>Bellerive<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Country Club in St. Louis, MO. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though Tom Watson is 63 now, he’s not ready to give in easily to age. He compares his attitude to another legendary golfer, Arnold Palmer.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 12:46:00 +0000 Greg Echlin 37223 at http://kcur.org Watson Has Eyes On Another Senior PGA Championship Athletes Continue To Play In Twilight Years http://kcur.org/post/athletes-continue-play-twilight-years <p>Because of a pinched nerve in his wrist, Kansas City&rsquo;s Tom Watson is sitting out this week&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.pga.com/seniorpga/2012/" target="_blank">Senior PGA Championship</a>, a tournament he won a year ago. It gets underway Thursday in Benton Harbor, Mich. Thu, 24 May 2012 03:14:16 +0000 Greg Echlin 18208 at http://kcur.org Athletes Continue To Play In Twilight Years