The largest golf event central Wisconsin has ever seen is coming to the Stevens Point Area. Hosted by SentryWorld and their world-class golf course, the 43rd U.S. Senior Open will draw visitors and community members alike for an event like no other! 

What is the U.S. Senior Open?


The U.S. Senior Open Championship is one of the most prestigious golf events in the world. Bringing in male golfers over the age of 50, the course will be open to the public from June 27th - July 2nd at the SentryWorld golf course right here in the Stevens Point Area. With an estimated economic impact of over $20 million, the event will drive community impact and help boost local businesses. 

Start getting excited with this short clip for the upcoming tournament!


On-Course Activities


With tickets for the U.S. Senior Open starting at just $25 and offering both daily and weekly options, you can be sure to find a way to experience this one-of-a-kind event. Whether you're watching the tournament or looking to explore the grounds, the course is accessible and offers lots of fun activities.

Looking to bring the kids? Children under the age of 17 get in free with a ticketed adult and can find a variety of family-friendly events.
Fun on the Course
  • First Tee Game Changer Pavillion - interactive area for children to enjoy
  • Experience WI - a family-friendly, open-to-the-public area featuring classic Wisconsin food and drinks
  • Putting, chipping, and other competitive events for spectators to participate in
  • First Tee Clinic
  • Accessible events on the course


Off The Course Fun


You don't have to be a golfer to have fun at the Senior Open! While there is a lot to explore on the course, there's so much more in the surrounding community of the Stevens Point Area. Just a stone's throw away from the course you'll find ample outdoor recreation spots, tasty local dining options, fun community events, and unique craft breweries.

Outdoor Recreation

With the Senior Open being held at the end of June and early July, it is hands down one of the best times to visit central Wisconsin - take it from our top 10 reasons you need to visit in the summer! With vast greenery, abundant wildlife, and consistently warm temperatures, you won't want to miss exploring the outdoors in the area. 


Local Dining

Follow your fork to deliciousness with tasty local dining options in the Stevens Point Area. Experience the classic Wisconsin supper club at Two Lakes, dress it up with fine dining at Wissota Chophouse, or go local with farm-to-table cuisine by having brunch on the farm Sunday morning. Explore more with our full list of dining options in the area. 

Community Events

Best part about summer in the Stevens Point Area? All the great community events! From live music to kid-friendly fun, browse our entire event schedule to find what you're looking for. 

Friday - Sunday

Starting on Friday and running until Sunday night is the 4th of July celebration, Riverfront Rendezvous. Featuring three stages of musical entertainment, food vendors, kid-friendly activities, and more, the event is open to the public and is topped off with a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday night.


Craft Collective Scene

Featuring a collection of local craft breweries, a winery, and a distillery, sip back and relax with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective. Find fun games and great brews at District 1 just 5 minutes from the course. Head downtown and relax in a hammock chair with a wine flight at Sunset Point Winery. Or visit the oldest operating brewery in the state and spend time on the Point Patio at the Stevens Point Brewery

For a full lineup of locations, take a look at the central Wisconsin Craft Collective.

Want More?

While you're visiting for the U.S. Senior Open, keep exploring off the course! Get inspired with 50 things to do during summer, where to find the best ice cream spots, or what the best summer hiking spots are. Don't forget when you're visiting to tag us in your photos on Instagram by using #StevensPointArea or tagging us @StevensPointArea for a chance to be featured.