Womens Open Heading to Saucon Valley CC in 2009

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FAR HILLSs, N.J. -- The United States Golf Association announced on Wednesday that the 2009 U.S. Women's Open will be played at Saucon Valley Country Club located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, just north of Philadelphia. The event will take place from July 9-12 of that year.
 
'We are honored and excited to host our sixth USGA championship and bring more great golf to the Lehigh Valley,' said George Burke, Saucon Valley Country Club president. 'We are just as excited about the up and coming golfers, who in 2009, will give us an extremely competitive and talented field.'
 
Saucon Valley has already hosted five USGA championships, including the 1992 and 2000 U.S. Senior Opens, the 1983 U.S. Junior Amateur, the 1987 USGA Senior Amateur and the 1951 U.S. Amateur.
 
Next year's championship will start on June 23 and be played at Cherry Hills Country Club in the Village of Cherry Hills, Colorado.