USGA contemplating a rotation of U.S. Open venues
MAMARONECK, N.Y. – Information final week that the USGA can be transferring a few of its workplaces to Pinehurst, N.C., and committing to play the U.S. Open on the famed No. 2 course 5 instances via 2047, led some to take a position that the affiliation was transitioning to a proper rotation for the nationwide championship.
The Open Championship has its rota and USGA CEO Mike Davis referred to Pinehurst as an “anchor website” for the U.S. Open.
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“We simply imagine after speaking to a whole lot of the gamers who play in U.S. Opens, a whole lot of our previous champions, they communicated a constant message, saying: ‘We wish to go to the perfect websites, and we wish to go there extra typically,’” Davis mentioned. “That actually led the championship committee to make that call.”
The U.S. Open is scheduled to be performed at Pinehurst in 2024, ’29, ’35, ’41 and ’47, a long-term transfer that might lead the USGA to lock in different iconic venues like Pebble Seaside, Oakmont, Bethpage and Shinnecock Hills.
“Let’s let the long run play out, however there are some treasured websites,” Davis mentioned when requested about the potential of making a U.S. Open rotation. “We have now obtained Nick Value, who was a world No. 1 on our board of administrators and sits on our championship committee, and he has mentioned it does matter the place you win your U.S. Open. And I feel all of us took that to coronary heart. And so that is what we’re proper now. So, as they are saying, keep tuned.”