USGA and Pebble Beach Company Announce Historic Partnership
Building on a relationship spanning nearly a century, the United States Golf Association and Pebble Beach have forged a historic partnership that aims to benefit the game of golf for generations to come.
Pebble Beach will now host four future US Opens – in 2027, 2032, 2037 and 20440 as well as four future US Women’s Opens, with the first scheduled for next year – 2023, 2035, 2040 and 2048. These additional championships serve a common purpose . to ensure that both men and women have the opportunity to compete at the highest level on this iconic course.
Additionally, the US Senior Open and US Senior Women’s Open will be hosted back-to-back at the same venue for the first time, with the resort’s Spyglass Hill golf course serving as the host site for both events in 2030.
“This relationship with Pebble Beach, long considered a national treasure, is a historic step forward for golf,” the USGA CEO said. mike whan mentioned. “In addition to elevating our Open championships, the USGA and Pebble Beach are committed to working together to ensure a more diverse, welcoming and accessible game. We couldn’t be more grateful for their collaboration and shared vision.”
“We are honored to deepen our longstanding partnership with the USGA, which will benefit the game of golf for years to come,” said the CEO of Pebble Beach Company. David Stivers mentioned. “We are proud that Pebble Beach Golf Links was the first public golf course to host a US Open in 1972, and that golfers from around the world have the opportunity to play at Pebble Beach and walk in the footsteps of champions. This partnership ensures that the legacy of championship golf at this historic course will continue long into the future and leave a lasting impact on the game.”
The long-term nature of the championship agreement allows the USGA and Pebble Beach Resorts to invest and collaborate in new and innovative ways.
The relationship between the USGA and Pebble Beach began in 1929 with the 33rd US Amateur Championship, and the resort hosted 13 USGA Championships in its first 100 years, including six US Opens, five US Amateurs, and two US Women’s Amateurs, with 10 more championships to come over the next 25 years.
The US Opens over the years at Pebble Beach have matched the dramatic setting. In 1972, Jack Nicklaus hitting the flagstick with a 1-iron shot on the No. 17 to secure the win; in 1982, Thomas Watson denied Nicklaus a record fifth title with his birdie on the same hole; in 1992, veteran Tom Kite pitched a birdie pitch-in on No. 7 for a windswept win; In 2000, Tiger Woods is the author of the most dominant victory in major championship history at the 100th US Open; in 2010, Graeme McDowell outlived a trio of great champions, including Woods; and in 2019, Gary WoodlandHeroic 3-wood second shot on No. 14 helped him hold on Brooks Koepkafor a third straight US Open title. The 2019 championship marked Pebble Beach’s 100th anniversary.
Beyond future championships, the USGA and Pebble Beach are developing community programs to create internships and other career opportunities for the next generation of industry leaders. The expanded relationship also includes a joint initiative with the USGA Green Section to invest in turf and water conservation research, contributing to the entities’ shared goal of creating enjoyable golf experiences that are environmentally friendly. and economically sustainable.
“Through this relationship, we aim to foster opportunities for the game’s future greats, nurture the next generation of golf leaders, and develop new technologies for a sustainable future, all while crowning champions who will follow the legends who have traveled these sacred grounds before them. “said Whan.
Stivers added that “Supporting youth education is a pillar of our community outreach and this partnership will greatly expand opportunities for young people to pursue careers in this industry. For more than 30 years, Pebble Beach and its neighboring golf courses have operated the most successful water reclamation project on the Central Coast of California. The USGA Green Section will provide powerful new technologies and research to help pioneer new innovations in water conservation.
In an effort to return every five to six years to venues with a deep and significant USGA championship history, Pebble Beach Resorts joins Pinehurst Resort & Country Club and Oakmont Country Club as the anchor site for the US Open. Here is the complete list of future USGA championships at Pebble Beach:
- Women’s US Open 2023
- US Open 2027
- 2030 US Senior Women’s Open (Spyglass Hill)
- 2030 US Senior Open (Spyglass Hill)
- 2032 U.S. Open
- 2035 US Women’s Open
- 2037 US Open
- 2040 US Women’s Open
- 2044 U.S. Open
- 2048 US Women’s Open