The 2018 United States Open Championship will be the 118th U.S. Open, scheduled for June 14–17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf
Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York, 93 miles (150 km) east of New York City on Long Island. This will be the fifth U.S. Open and fifth men's professional major held at the course.
This is a great year to attend the Open with a strong field and Tiger Woods playing well. Woods just finished 11th in the Players Championship and was in contention over the weekend.
The 2018 United States Open Championship will be the 118th U.S. Open, scheduled for June 14–17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills, New York, 93 miles east of New York City on Long Island. Shinnecock is one of the USGA's favorite sites to host its most prestigious championship, the U.S. Open, has grown by nearly 500 yards in length in anticipation of the 2018 event held next June. In 2004, when Retief Goosen won the U.S. Open, the course was short compared to that of 2018, as 446 yards has been added to the track via 17 new back tees, according to Golfweek.
The Open will still play to a par of 70, but is now stretched to 7,445 yards thanks to those adjustments, the most significant coming at the downhill par-4 14th and the winding par-5 16th (now 616 yards). The latter of the two surrendered birdies to both Phil Mickelson and Goosen as they dueled down the stretch in 2004, but a birdie in 2018 will be much harder to come by, especially facing the prevailing headwind.
While it wasn’t really in doubt, it’s good to have confirmed: Tiger Woods will play in the 2018 U.S. Open.
The U.S. Golf Association announced Woods’ commitment on Thursday, complete with a video where the 42-year-old authored thoughts on Shinnecock Hills (this year’s host course).
Woods, a three-time U.S. Open champion, is amidst a comeback after almost a year away from golf due to injury and then a fourth back surgery.
This year's tournament looks to be as exciting as any in the past. Why not go in style?