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Oklahoma Historical Society
Oak Tree Gang featured in the Oklahoma Historical Society's New Golf Exhibit
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma History Center and the 2014 U.S. Senior Open have partnered to create "Oklahoma Golf Legends," a new golf exhibit that showcases the professionals who list Oak Tree National as their home course. Bob Tway, Dr. Gil Morgan, Scott Verplank and Willie Wood have shared memorabilia highlighting their remarkable careers and their ties to the Sooner state.
ollectively the press and fans have named these players and others based at the course the "Oak Tree Gang" or the "Oak Tree Boys." The U.S. Senior Open, which takes place July 7-13 at Oak Tree National in Edmond, will host some of the best golfers in the world. The golfers featured in the exhibit will also take part in the U.S. Open Championship. "Oklahoma Golf Legends" will be on exhibit through the summer and into the fall of 2014.
The Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 32 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma.