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First U.S. Open in Pacific Northwest Highlights USGA’s 2015 Schedule

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:55 Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:52

Chambers BayFAR HILLS, New Jersey — The United States Golf Association confirmed the sites and dates for its 2015 championship schedule. Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash., will host the first U.S. Open Championship contested in the Pacific Northwest, in June. The championship season fittingly begins with two new championships: the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball championships in early May.

“A committed group of clubs and communities will conduct our 2015 championships,” said Daniel B. Burton, USGA vice president and chairman of the Championship Committee. “The USGA’s national championships will be held in 12 states and experienced by golf fans in many regions of the country. We are also thrilled to bring the U.S. Open to the state of Washington and introduce four-ball on the national level as part of our ongoing commitment to support and advance amateur competition.”

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Kaymer Getting Back on Track that Led to Open Dominance

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:00 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 19:52

Martin KaymerSHANGHAI, China (Dave Shedloski/USGA) — Watching Martin Kaymer sail his wedge shot into the water on the 72nd hole of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions on Nov. 9 might oblige one to wonder how he was able to dismiss a world-class field by an unfathomable eight strokes, as he did in June at the U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort's No. 2 Course.

Well, first of all, that's the unpredictable, unforgivable nature of golf, isn't it? Secondly, such a surprising misstep only invited a deeper level of appreciation for the excellence Kaymer displayed in the 114th U.S. Open.

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Bungalow Hospitality Suites for 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:28 Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:13

CordeValle Golf ClubSAN MARTIN, California — CordeValle Golf Club, the official site of the 2016 U.S. Women's Open Championship on July 7-10, released early sales of their Bungalow hospitality suites following increased excitement and demand for the property's clubhouse hospitality units which went on sale earlier this year. Located on the hillside overlooking the #9 fairway, the spacious 750 square feet Bungalows are available from July 4-10, 2016, offering companies a front-row seat to the event.

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Montgomerie Wins U.S. Senior Open Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 July 2014 20:13 Sunday, 13 July 2014 20:03

Colin Montgomerie

Canadian Press

EDMOND, Oklahoma (Cliff Brunt/AP) — Colin Montgomerie is getting used to winning these big events.

The Scotsman defeated Gene Sauers in a playoff to claim the U.S. Senior Open title at Oak Tree National.

Montgomerie failed to win in 71 PGA Tour majors and four Champions Tour majors until May, when he won the Senior PGA Championship. Now, he has won two of his past three majors to become just the fifth golfer to win both the Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open in the same year.

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Canada’s Brooke Henderson Wins Low Amateur at U.S. Women’s Open

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 03:56 Monday, 23 June 2014 03:46

altTerry Lenyk (Golf Canada)

PINEHURST, North Carolina — There’s no doubting Team Canada’s Brooke Henderson knows how to rise to the occasion.

She’s won major amateur events like the Porter Cup and the Spirit Invitational. She’s the youngest golfer ever to win a professional golf title. And now, in perhaps her biggest feat to date, the 16-year-old Smiths Falls, Ont. native captured low amateur honours at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2 — where she finished tied for 10th at 5-over 285 on the devious track.

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