L.A. course gets second U.S. Open before debut

L.A. course gets second U.S. Open before debut

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Country Club is getting another U.S. Open before it even holds its first one, and the women will get their crack at the course on the edge of Beverly Hills.

The club’s North course is hosting its first U.S. Open in June. The USGA on Wednesday announced the U.S. Open will return in 2039. The U.S. Women’s Open will be held at LACC in 2032.

“We could not be more excited to bring our two biggest national championships to The Los Angeles Country Club and extend our relationship with the club that dates back more than 90 years,” said John Bodenhamer, USGA chief championships officer. “This is a tremendous sports town, an enthusiastic golf community and home to a great venue for championship golf.”

The announcement gives the USGA premier Open sites in northern and southern California, with Pebble Beach scheduled to host a U.S. Open or U.S. Women’s Open eight times through 2048.

LACC will have two U.S. Opens and one U.S. Women’s Open through 2039, and Riviera Country Club is hosting the U.S. Women’s Open in 2026 and the Olympics in 2028.

Torrey Pines in San Diego hosted U.S. Opens in 2008 and 2021 but is not currently scheduled for another.

LACC was designed by George C. Thomas and went through an extensive restoration by Gil Hanse in 2010. It has a long history with the USGA, just not an extensive one.

The North Course first hosted the U.S. Women’s Amateur in 1930, when Glenna Collett Vare won the fifth of her record six titles. It also hosted the U.S. Amateur in 1954 and most recently the Walker Cup in 2017.

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