Announced: By the PGA of America, that the organization will build three PGA Golf Academy facilities in China. The agreement, with China’s Mission Hills Group and PacificPine Sports Group, calls for two teaching facilities at Mission Hills Shenzhen, a 22-course resort near China’s southeast coast, and one at Mission Hills Haikou, a 10-course resort on Hainan Island.
Awarded: The 2024 U.S. Women’s Open to Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club, by the U.S. Golf Association. The tournament will be played May 30-June 2. Lancaster hosted the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open, won by In Gee Chun. Other future U.S. Women’s Open sites: 2019, Country Club of Charleston (S.C.); 2020, Champions Golf Club, Houston; 2021, Olympic Club, San Francisco; 2022, Pine Needles Lodge, Southern Pines, N.C.; 2023, Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links.