2011 Am Tour majors schedule announced

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – One moment of suspense occurred at last night’s dinner when emcee Rich Lerner turned the players’ attention toward the video screen for a sneak peek at the 2011 slate of Amateur Tour majors.

As the slideshow-style video revealed site after site, the audience voiced its approval of nearly all of the 20 major events on the schedule, which include 11 current PGA Tour venues and 2015 U.S. Open host, Chambers Bay.

Kenny Booth, senior director of events for Golf Channel, said the 2011 National Championship venue will be announced in November.

Here is the full schedule of 2011 Golf Channel Amateur Tour majors:

Dec. 11-12    Grand Cypress    Orlando, Fla.
Feb. 3-5    Duel in the Desert    Mesquite, Nev.
Feb. 19-20    Trump International Golf Club    San Juan, P.R.
March 5-6    Horseshoe Bay Resort    Horseshoe Bay, Tex.
March 12-13    Maderas Golf Club & Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort    San Diego
April 16-17    PGA West    Palm Springs, Calif.
April 30-May 1    TPC Deere Run    Silvis, Ill.
May 14-15    Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club    Tampa, Fla.
May 21-22    Chambers Bay    Tacoma, Wash.
May 21-22    Seaview    Galloway, N.J.
June 11-12    TPC Scottsdale    Scottsdale, Ariz.
June TBD    PGA National    West Palm Beach, Fla.
June 25-26    Sandpiper    Santa Barbara, Calif.
July 23-24    Turning Stone Resort & Casino    Syracuse, N.Y.
July 23-24    TPC Sawgrass    Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
July 23-24    Paiute Golf Resort    Las Vegas
Aug. 6-7    Redstone Golf Club    Houston
Aug. 13-14    Doral Golf Resort & Spa    Miami
Aug. 13-14    Dove Mountain    Tucson, Ariz.
Aug. 13-14    The Greenbrier Resort    White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.