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USGA returns to its roots for 2024 U.S. Senior Open

Newport (R.I.) Country Club, one of USGA’s 5 founding members, will get another shot at event after losing 2020 edition to pandemic

Awarded: By the USGA, its 2024 U.S. Senior Open, to Newport (R.I.) Country Club, the association announced Tuesday in a news release. The dates will be June 27-30. Newport had been scheduled to host the 2020 U.S. Senior Open, but the tournament was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Newport Country Club, which dates to 1894, was one of five founding members of the USGA. Newport, a William F. Davis design that was remodeled by A.W. Tillinghast in 1923, hosted the inaugural U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur tournaments in 1895. The Havemeyer Trophy, named after club co-founder Theodore A. Havemeyer, is presented annually to the U.S. Amateur champion. This year’s U.S. Senior Open, which is part of the Champions Tour schedule, will be played July 8-11 at Omaha (Neb.) Country Club. Other future sites: Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa., in 2022; and SentryWorld in Stevens Point, Wis., in 2023.

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