OKC Golfer Struggles

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OMAHA — Why would anyone leave the lavish beaches of Maui, Hawaii for Omaha, Nebraska? For a shot at the US Senior Open title. Oklahoma City born golfer Kirk Nelson did just that. Nelson struggled after qualifying the event though.

In round one on Thursday, Nelson fired an 80. In the second round he posted an 84. It wasn’t enough to make the cut. Nelson now hopes to qualify for next years event. The 2014 US Senior Open at Oak Tree National.

Final round coverage of the 2013 US Senior Open is Sunday on NBC.