Last updated on March 24th, 2022 at 10:42 am
Erin Hills golf course in the town of Erin in Washington County, which was the host of the 2017 U.S. Open, will be the site 2025 U.S. Women’s Open, the United States Golf Association announced on Tuesday.
Erin Hills will also be the host site for the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur tournament, the USGA said.
The 80th U.S. Women’s Open will take place May 29 to June 1.
The U.S. Mid-Amateur is scheduled for Sept. 10 to 15 and will utilize Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Wauwatosa as its 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,” said Mike Davis, chief executive officer of the USGA. “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.”
The tournaments will be the fourth and fifth USGA championships to be held at Erin Hills. In 2017, the course played host to the first U.S. Open ever held in the state of Wisconsin. Erin Hills was also 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,” said Andy Ziegler, owner of Erin Hills and co-founder of Milwaukee-based Artisan Partners. “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.”
Erin Hills is a 7,823-yard, par 72 public course designed by Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry and Ron Whitten and opened in 2006. It is located in the rolling hills Kettle Moraine area and was ranked the eighth best public course in the U.S. by Golf Digest in 2017, and earlier this year was named the 42nd best golf course in America.
The 2025 U.S. Women’s Open will be the third U.S. Women’s Open to be played in Wisconsin– the championship was held at Blackwolf Run in Kohler in 1998 and 2012. The U.S. Mid-Amateur returns to the state for a second time after taking place at Milwaukee Country Club in 2008.
Between Erin Hills and Kohler’s golf courses, Wisconsin in recent years has emerged as a major golf destination, attracting numerous championship events. Whistling Straits in Kohler will host the Ryder Cup in 2020.