Far Hills, NJ (Sports Network) - The United States Golf Association announced
on Thursday that Big Canyon Country Club, in Newport Beach, Calif. was awarded
the 2014 USGA Senior Amateur Championship.
The dates of the tournament are Sept. 13-18.
"The USGA is privileged and honored to bring the 2014 Senior Amateur
Championship to a venue that has directly supported the Association's mission
by hosting the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur and several USGA qualifying events,"
said Greg Sanfilippo, the director of the USGA Senior Amateur Championship.
Big Canyon Country Club hosted the 2000 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, which was
won by Ellen Port.
Last year, Louis Lee bested Philip Pleat, 1-up for the title.
This year's event will be held at Mountain Ridge Country Club, in West
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