USGA announces 12 sites for U.S. Open sectionals


The USGA on Monday announced the 12 sectional qualifying sites for this year’s U.S. Open.

Ten 36-hole sectional qualifiers will be held June 2 in the United States. Japan (Nara International Golf Club) and England (Walton Heath Golf Club) will host international qualifying on May 26.

To be eligible for qualifying, a player must have a handicap index of no more than 1.4, or be a professional. Local qualifying will be held May 2-9 at 111 sites in the U.S.

May 26 – International (2)

Asia – Nara International Golf Club, Nara Prefecture, Japan

Europe - Walton Heath Golf Club, Surrey, England

June 2 – United States (10)

Lake Merced Golf Club & The Olympic Club (Ocean Course), Daly City, Calif.

Quail Valley Golf Club, Vero Beach, Fla.

Ansley Golf Club (Settindown Creek Course), Roswell, Ga.

Woodmont Country Club (North & South Courses), Rockville, Md.

Old Oaks Country Club & Century Country Club, Purchase, N.Y.

Brookside Golf & Country Club & Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio

Springfield Country Club, Springfield, Ohio

Emerald Valley Golf Club, Creswell, Ore.

Colonial Country Club (North & South Courses), Memphis, Tenn.

Lakeside Country Club, Houston, Texas