14 - 17 June 2018
AT A GLANCE
Dates: 14 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
Venues: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
Destinations: Long Island
Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, in Southampton, New York, will host the U.S. Open for the fifth time in June 2018.
The venue shares a common heritage with the United States Golf Association, both of which date back to the origins of golf in America.
Shinnecock Hills opened in 1891, with the present course, designed by William Flynn, inaugurated in 1931. The 2018 U.S Open championship will mark the 19th time the championship will be hosted by the state of New York and the 10th time on Long Island. Shinnecock Hills boasts America's first golf clubhouse (complete with locker room, showers and grill room), which was designed by Stanford White. This is also the course that saw South African Retief Goosen outlast Phil Mickelson by two strokes to claim his second U.S. Open title.
The U.S. Open 2018 will once again see the world’s top qualifying golf players meet in the American summer to compete for the title. Characterised by tight scoring, the championship is popular with both players and spectators. If you would like to catch the action live in New York, register your interest by completing our easy online enquiry form and be the first to know about our 2018 U.S. Open packages when they become available.
Long Island is a large, densely populated island in southeastern New York State. Stretching east from New York City, its Atlantic Coast highlights include Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island and Montauk Point State Park. On the east end, the North Fork is home to wineries, and the Hamptons are towns characterised by upscale homes, trendy restaurants and antique shops. Long Island’s many historical attractions include Sagamore Hill, the home of President Theodore Roosevelt from 1885 to 1919, the Walt Whitman Birthplace, which honours the American poet and the nearby Heckscher Museum of Art, which displays works by artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Man Ray. On the north shore, the “Gold Coast” is home to mansions built by elite families such as the Vanderbilts and is said to have inspired the setting for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.”