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Honors Course lands 2 USGA events

2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur and 2031 U.S. Amateur will be played at Tennessee club, which was site of Tiger Woods’ 1996 NCAA title

Announced: By the U.S. Golf Association, that The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., will play host to the 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur and the 2031 U.S. Amateur. The course, founded by the late Coca-Cola heir Jack Lupton and designed by the late Pete Dye, opened in 1983 and sits at the base of White Oak Mountain, northeast of Chattanooga. Foremost among the events hosted by The Honors Course: the 1991 U.S. Amateur, won by Mitch Voges; the 1994 Curtis Cup, which the U.S. female amateurs halved with Great Britain and Ireland; the 1996 NCAA Championship, with Arizona State winning the team title and Stanford’s Tiger Woods taking the individual crown three months before he launched his professional career; and the 2010 NCAA, won by Augusta State and Illinois’ Scott Langley. The 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur will be played Aug. 3-9. The 2031 U.S. Amateur will be played Aug. 11-17. The Honors Course also will host the 2021 U.S. Senior Amateur, on Aug. 28-Sept. 2.

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