Los Angeles Country Club North Course - No. 7
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Los Angeles Country Club North Course - No. 7
The par-3 7th hole at Los Angeles Country Club North, site of the 2017 Walker Cup and 2023 U.S. Open. Getty Images
Pebble Beach Golf Links - hole 17
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Pebble Beach Golf Links - hole 17
The U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach Golf Links in 2019. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
West Course at Winged Foot
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West Course at Winged Foot
Winged Foot's West Course is one of America's greatest tests of championship golf. As such, it's one of the most sought-after private clubs to play as a non-member. Getty Images
The South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego - No. 13
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The South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego - No. 13
Torrey Pines hosted an epic 2008 U.S. Open, which was the 14th major championship won by Tiger Woods. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Pinehurst No. 2 - 5th hole
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Pinehurst No. 2 - 5th hole
Prior to the 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open, architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw turned back the clock at Donald Ross's Pinehurst No. 2, returning waste areas and wire grass instead of rough and implementing single-row irrigation. Getty Images
Oakmont Country Club - No. 12
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Oakmont Country Club - No. 12
Infamously difficult Oakmont Country Club near Pittsburgh is a favorite of the USGA for the U.S. Open. Fred Vulch/Getty Images
Pebble Beach Golf Links - No. 8
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Pebble Beach Golf Links - No. 8
Pebble Beach will host the 2027 U.S. Open. Matt Ginella/Golf Advisor
 Merion Golf Club East Course hole 16
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Merion Golf Club East Course hole 16
Merion Golf Club's East Course will host the 2030 and 2050 U.S. Opens. Fred Vuich/USGA Museum
Oakland Hills South - No. 10 & 11
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Oakland Hills South - No. 10 & 11
View of the par-4 10th and 11th holes at Oakland Hills South following the completion of the restoration by Gil Hanse. Laurence Lambrecht/© LC Lambrecht 2021
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Major championship venues: Future sites for the U.S. Open golf tournament

Torrey Pines South is 2-for-2 in hosting epic U.S. Open tournaments. The annual Farmers Insurance Open host on the PGA Tour ramps it up a few notches for the U.S. Open major championship. Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate's 2008 duel was followed by an epic 2021 event where John Rahm prevailed as many other contenders like Bryson Dechambeau spectacularly faltered on the back nine.

The USGA broke the mold in the 1990s by adding more public-access and municipal courses back into the mix. Two of those courses were nearly brand new upon announcement, Chambers Bay and Erin Hills. One name missing from the USGA's future venues is Bethpage Black. That infamous New York City muni, one of the toughest in the country, is currently a host of the PGA Championship (2019) and 2024 Ryder Cup Matches instead.

The USGA recently announced they are creating a second home in Pinehurst and plan to bring more U.S. Opens to Pinehurst No. 2. Part of that announcement was a commitment to Pinehurst in numerous events through 2047.

In August 2021, the USGA declared Oakmont Country Club its second "anchor site" for its flagship championship. The Pittsburgh area classic will host the event in 2025, 2034, 2042 and 2049. At the same time, the USGA also announced that it will bring the U.S. Open back to Merion Golf Club's East Course in 2030 to mark the 100th anniversary of Bobby Jones completing his Grand Slam there. The Philadelphia-area gem will also host the 2050 U.S. Open.

No municipal courses like Torrey Pines and Chambers Bay are currently on the future rotation. How will Mike Davis' departure at the USGA, replaced by Mike Whan, affect the philosophy behind selecting future venues?

2023 U.S. Open

North Course at Los Angeles Country Club
Los Angeles, Calif.
Architect(s): George C. Thomas, Gil Hanse
Private
Past years: None


2024 U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2
Pinehurst, N.C.
Architect(s): Donald Ross, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Resort
Past years: 1999, 2005, 2014


2025 U.S. Open

Oakmont Country Club
Oakmont, Penn.
Architect(s): H.C. Fownes
Private
Past years: 1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016


2026 U.S. Open

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
Southampton, N.Y.
Architects: Willie Dunn, C.B. Macdonald, Seth Raynor, William Flynn
Private
Past years: 1896, 1986, 1995, 2004, 2018


2027 U.S. Open

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Architect(s): Jack Neville
Resort
Past years: 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000, 2010, 2019


2028 U.S. Open

Winged Foot Golf Club - West Course
Architect: A.W. Tillinghast
Private
Past years: 1929, 1959, 1974, 1984, 2006, 2020


2029 U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C.
Architect(s): Donald Ross, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Resort
Past years: 1999, 2005, 2014


2030 U.S. Open

Merion Golf Club (East), Ardmore, Penn.
Architect(s): Hugh Wilson, William Flynn, Howard Toomey, Gil Hanse
Private
Past years: 1934, 1950, 1971, 1981, 2013


2033 U.S. Open

Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Penn.
Architect(s): H.C. Fownes
Private
Past years: 1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016, 2025


2034 U.S. Open

Oakland Hills Country Club (South), Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Architect: Donald Ross
Private
Past years: 1924, 1937, 1951, 1961, 1985, 1996


2035 U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C.
Architect(s): Donald Ross, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Resort
Past years: 1999, 2005, 2014, 2024


2041 U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C.
Architect(s): Donald Ross, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Resort
Past years: 1999, 2005, 2014


2042 U.S. Open

Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Penn.
Architect(s): H.C. Fownes
Private
Past years: 1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016, 2025, 2034


2047 U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C.
Architect(s): Donald Ross, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw
Resort
Past years: 1999, 2005, 2014


2049 U.S. Open

Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Penn.
Architect(s): H.C. Fownes
Private
Past years: 1927, 1935, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1983, 1994, 2007, 2016, 2025, 2034, 2042


2050 U.S. Open

Merion Golf Club (East), Ardmore, Penn.
Architect(s): Hugh Wilson, William Flynn, Howard Toomey, Gil Hanse
Private
Past years: 1934, 1950, 1971, 1981, 2013, 2030


2051 U.S. Open

Oakland Hills Country Club (South), Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Architect: Donald Ross
Private
Past years: 1924, 1937, 1951, 1961, 1985, 1996, 2034


Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.

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