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Hazeltine to Host United States Amateur Championship for a Second Time

Written by Hazeltine National on Feb 21, 2019 4:06:30 PM

2024_US_Amateur_Promo2-3Hazeltine National Golf Club has been selected to once again host the United States Amateur Championship in 2024. On Thursday, February 21st at the United States Golf Association’s Annual Meeting, the USGA announced the U.S. Amateur Championship will be contested at the famed club for a second time. Hazeltine, in conjunction with the Chaska Town Course, will share the qualifying stroke play rounds leading up to match play.

Home of USGA Championships

This will mark the 10th USGA championship Hazeltine has hosted since its founding in 1962

  • 1966 US Women’s Open Championship
  • 1970 US Open Championship
  • 1977 US Women’s Open Championship
  • 1983 US Senior Open Championship
  • 1991 US Open Championship
  • 1994 US Mid-Amateur Championship
  • 2001 USGA Men’s State Team
  • 2006 US Amateur Championship
  • 2020 US Junior Amateur Championship
  • 2024 US Amateur Championship

Robert Fafinski, President of Hazeltine National Golf Club, said, “Hosting our country’s National Amateur Championship further fulfills the mission of Hazeltine National. Along with our co-host, the Chaska Town Course, and our experienced membership and volunteers, we look forward to presenting a premier event.”  

7 Decades of Championships

Hazeltine has a strong history hosting championships with the PGA of America. The Club has hosted the 2002 and 2009 PGA Championship as well as the tremendously successful 2016 Ryder Cup Matches. The Club is hosting the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June of this year and will be the first club in the United States to host the Ryder Cup for a second time when it returns in 2028. Chairman of the 2016 Ryder Cup, Patrick Hunt, commented, “We are thrilled to host our second US Amateur and we thank the USGA for the opportunity to bring the world’s best amateur players to Hazeltine National.”

While this will be the second time the Amateur is contested at Hazeltine, it has been played in Minnesota one other time. In 1927, the Championship was contested at The Minikahda Club.

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