The USGA on Tuesday announced that it has selected Erin Hills, which hosted the 2017 U.S. Open, to host two more of its championships: the 2025 U.S. Women's Open and the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur.
The U.S. Women’s Open will be contested May 29 through June 1, 2025, and the U.S. Mid-Amateur — for amateurs 25 and older — will be played Sept. 10-15, 2022, with Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Wauwatosa serving as the stroke-play co-host course.
“We are thrilled to return to Erin Hills, and to bring the U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Mid-Amateur to such a memorable and deserving course,” USGA CEO Mike Davis said in a statement. “To bring these championships to a public facility all golfers can enjoy is especially exciting for us. The USGA has a great relationship with the facility, and Erin Hills has proven to be one of the premier golf venues in the nation as well as an excellent test.”
Located 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee in the Kettle Moraine region, Erin Hills opened for play in 2006 and underwent a major renovation in 2010.
Brooks Koepka won the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, which also was the site of the 2011 U.S. Amateur and 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links championships.
“We’re honored that Erin Hills has been selected to host the most prestigious event in women’s golf,” Andy Ziegler, owner of Erin Hills, said in a statement. “We made history here two years ago at the U.S. Open and are extremely excited to have the USGA return for more championships in the coming years.”
The walking-only public course, 42nd in Golf Digest’s latest national ranking, hosted the the only U.S. Open ever held in Wisconsin, and the event drew both considerable praise from players and grousing from critics over the low scoring.
Brooks Koepka feasted on the unusually soft and calm conditions to tie the U.S. Open record at 16 under.
Erin Hills wants to host another U.S. Open, of course. The USGA is booked through 2027 with Oakmont (2025), outside Pittsburgh, the closest to a Midwestern course.
The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.