The United States Golf Association, which conducts the U.S. Open, introduced on Wednesday that Pinehurst, a North Carolina resort and cradle of American golf, would develop into the primary venue designated as a recurring web site for the match. The resort’s showcase course, generally known as Pinehurst No. 2, was already scheduled to host the occasion in 2024 however will now even have the championship in 2029, 2035, 2041 and 2047.
The U.S. Open, one in all golf’s 4 main championships, has been performed 119 instances at golf programs across the nation, with a number of venerable layouts making common appearances. Next week, for instance, the 2020 U.S. Open can be contested at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., for the sixth time.
But as a part of the U.S.G.A.’s purpose to carry its signature occasion extra often at revered, acquainted golf programs, the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club has been established as an anchor web site. In addition, different U.S.G.A. championships, together with the U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Amateur and the U.S. Amateur, can be performed there extra often.
The affiliation additionally introduced that its influential gear testing facility, a laboratory that determines which golf balls and golf equipment conform to the foundations of golf, will transfer from the U.S.G.A.’s foremost headquarters in New Jersey to North Carolina. A museum and a customer’s heart will even be a part of the affiliation’s presence at Pinehurst by 2023. The bulk of the U.S.G.A.’s workers will stay on the group’s present New Jersey headquarters.
“There is no better place for the U.S.G.A. to plant new roots,” Mike Davis, the U.S.G.A.’s chief government, said in a statement. He added: “We are taking a bold step forward and forging a long-term commitment that will elevate our championships, foster greater innovation in golf, and ultimately help grow the game.”