U.S. Senior Open to be held at Scioto in 2016

The 2016 U.S. Senior Open Championship will be held at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio, it was announced Tuesday.

The championship, which will take place from August 11-14, will be the fourth United States Golf Association championship held at Scioto Country Club. The club will celebrate its centennial in 2016 as the first 18-hole course in central Ohio.

"Scioto Country Club is honored to build on its rich tournament tradition by hosting the 2016 United States Senior Open Championship," said Scioto Country Club president Jeffrey M. Wilkins. "We are excited that the sixth major tournament Scioto C.C. will host will take place during the year of the club���s centennial celebration."

Scioto Country Club is one of four courses in the United States to have hosted five different major championships. The first championship it hosted was the 1926 U.S. Open, and the latest was the 1986 U.S. Senior Open.