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Upcoming 2024 Senior State Open on June 10 & 11

Upcoming 2024 Senior State Open on June 10 & 11

By Brian Weis

  • The 2024 Senior State Open is Sponsored by Fairfield Glade and will be held on Monday, 6/10 and Tuesday, 6/11

    • for the 15th consecutive year at Stonehenge Golf Club, consistently ranked as one of the "best courses you can play in Tennessee."

  • The 36-hole tournament welcomes 126 seniors from around the state.

  • Crossville's Kip Henley is the 2023 defending champion, pulling off a one-stroke win on the 18th hole.

    • Henley was a golf professional in Fairfield Glade in the 80's and the original Head Professional at Heatherhurst from 1987-1998.

    • Henley became the first amateur to win the Tennessee Senior State Open since 2015.

  • 6 other players from Crossville will compete this year as well: Kelvin Burgin (former Sr State Open champ), John Bradshaw, Tim Rich, Gary Sult Jr., Eddie Wyatt, Greg Wyatt

  • Other former Sr State Open champs will compete again this year:

    • Tim Jackson, Williston, TN, 2012 Inductee to the TN Golf Hall of Fame, 2011 TN Senior State Open Champion, 2-time US Mid-Amateur Champion, 2003 US Men's State Team Champion, All-time leader in wins in TN Golf Association state events with 27 victories, 11-time Men's Amateur Golfer of the Year, 8-time Men's Senior Amateur Golfer of the Year

    • Bill Breen, PGA, Nashville - 4-time TN Senior State Open Champion, 2020 TN Senior PGA Professional Champion and 2016 & 2022 TN PGA Senior Player of the Year

    • Gibby Gilbert III, Ooltewah - 3-time Senior State Open Champion, Former PGA TOUR & Champions TOUR Member

    • Cliff Kresge, Knoxville - 2021 Senior State Open Champion, Former PGA TOUR & Champions TOUR Member

Come out and enjoy this exciting tournament at the beautiful Stonehenge Golf Club and let's show everyone why Crossville is proud to be the Golf Capital of Tennessee!

Revised: 06/07/2024 - Article Viewed 83 Times - View Course Profile

About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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