WHERE IS THE U.S. OPEN IN 2024? LOCATION, DISTANCE, COURSE DETAILS FOR PINEHURST RESORT

In 2023, the U.S. Open saw a first-time champion at a first-time host. That changes this year, as golf's third major of 2024 is returning to a familiar site.

The U.S. Open is taking over North Carolina, returning to the East Coast after a stint in California last year.

Wyndham Clark won his first major at Los Angeles Country Club one year ago, outlasting a surging Rory McIlroy after Rickie Fowler faded during the final round. But 2024 hasn't treated Clark nearly as well.

This time around, Scottie Scheffler will enter the U.S. Open with all eyes on him.

Scheffler made national headlines at the PGA Championship when he was arrested after a "big misunderstanding" during a traffic incident. But the 2024 Masters winner wasn't able to capture his second major championship of the year.

With that firestorm behind him, Scheffler appears to be fully focused on golf again. He won the Memorial Tournament on Sunday before shuttling off to the U.S. Open in hopes of earning his third career major title.

Here's a look at where Scheffler and the rest of the world's best will be playing this weekend at the U.S. Open.

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Where is the U.S. Open in 2024?

  • Course: Pinehurst Resort
  • Location: Pinehurst, N.C.

Pinehurst Resort is hosting the U.S. Open for the first time since 2014, when it hosted both the men's and women's tournaments.

Pinehurst, North Carolina, is positioned between Raleigh and Charlotte, about a two-hour drive away from each city.

This year marks Pinehurst's fourth time hosting the U.S. Open, as the course also hosted the event in 1999, 2005 and 2014. Pinehurst was the site of Payne Stewart's memorable 1999 win, which came just months before his tragic death in a plane crash.

Here's a complete look at the major championships hosted at Pinehurst:

Year Major Winner
1936 PGA Championship Denny Shute
1999 U.S. Open Payne Stewart
2005 U.S. Open Michael Campbell
2014 U.S. Open Martin Kaymer
2024 U.S. Open TBD

Pinehurst Resort course details

  • Par: 70
  • Distance: 7,543 yards

Pinehurst No. 2 is a par-70 course that totals 7,543 yards. That's 122 yards more than the Los Angeles Country Club, home of last year's U.S. Open.

Pinehurst features par-3 holes of 216, 184, 199 and 207 yards, with two par-5 holes spanning 588 and 617 yards, respectively. 

Hole Par Distance (Yards)
1 4 398
2 4 500
3 4 387
4 4 528
5 5 588
6 3 216
7 4 426
8 4 492
9 3 184
OUT 35 3,719
10 5 617
11 4 478
12 4 486
13 4 381
14 4 172
15 3 199
16 4 536
17 3 207
18 4 448
IN 35 3,824
TOTAL 70 7,543

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Future U.S. Open sites

The U.S. Open will head to Oakmont Country Club outside of Pittsburgh in 2025 before staying in the Northeast with a return to Long Island in 2026.

Sites for the next 15 U.S. Opens are below:

Year Course Location
2025 Oakmont Country Club Plum, Pa.
2026 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Southampton, N.Y.
2027 Pebble Beach Golf Links Pebble Beach, Calif.
2028 Winged Foot Golf Club Mamaroneck, N.Y.
2029 Pinehurst Resort Pinehurst, N.C.
2030 Merion Golf Club Ardmore, Pa.
2031 Riviera Country Club Los Angeles, Calif.
2032 Pebble Beach Golf Links Pebble Beach, Calif.
2033 Oakmont Country Club Plum, Pa.
2034 Oakland Hills Country Club Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
2035 Pinehurst Resort Pinehurst, N.C.
2036 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Southampton, N.Y.
2037 Pebble Beach Golf Links Pebble Beach, Calif.
2038 The Country Club Brookline, Mass.
2039 Los Angeles Country Club Los Angeles, Calif.

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