Newport Country Club to Host 2006 Womens Open


USGAThe U.S. Golf Association announced on Friday that it has chosen Newport (R.I.) Country Club to host the 2006 U.S. Women's Open.
It is the fourth national championship to be held at the club, one of the USGA's original five founding clubs. The first national open to be played there was the 1895 U.S. Open.
The Women's Open, to be held June 29th-July 2nd in 2006, will follow Cherry Hills Country Club in Colorado in hosting the tournament.
This year's Open will be played July 3rd-6th at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Oregon and at Orchard Golf Club in 2004.
The tournament, to be played June 29-July 2, will mark the fourth national championship played at Newport, one of the five founding member clubs of the USGA.
William Davis was the original architect at Newport and it was later remodeled by A.W. Tillinghast and Ron Forse.