FAST FACTS

When: June 25-28
Where: Newport Country Club
Admission: $50 One Championship Round Gallery Ticket

 

The most respected event in senior golf is arriving to Newport in June of 2020, and there has never been a more appropriate location than Newport’s Country Club. Steeped in golfing history, the 19th century venue was home to the first ever U.S. Open, and will make history again this year as the U.S. Senior Open competes in Newport for its very first time. 

 

 

ABOUT THE CHAMPIONSHIP

The U.S. Senior Open Championship is a much-anticipated, four-day, four-round golfing championship where the top amateur and professional senior golfers in the nation compete. The event is held annually at various courses throughout the U.S., and fans travel the country to be present for this important championship event.

 

The practice rounds will begin on June 22 at the Newport Country Club’s 200-acre, 18-hole, historical golf course. This vast course with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean will not disappoint players or fans during this year’s 41st annual U.S. Senior Open.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The USGA recognizes eligible players as men over 50, either professional or amateur, and who have a Handicap Index of 3.4 or less.

 

A few notable eligible players this year include:

  • Angel Cabrera
  • K. J. Choi
  • Ernie Els
  • Jim Furyk
  • Phil Mickelson

 

 

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

A championship of such a large scale requires a team of dedicated individuals to volunteer their time to help with the event. The Volunteer Program is looking for around 2,100 volunteers to volunteer for a minimum of four shifts consisting of five to six hours each. The cost to volunteer is $95, which includes credential for all seven days of the championship, a meal for each shift, volunteer hospitality access, and several pieces of apparel and merchandise to sport during the event including a golf shirt, wind jacket, headwear, water bottle and volunteer pin.

 

To register to volunteer USGA requires that you fill out an application on their website. Don’t miss out, as the volunteering opportunities are largely first-come, first-serve.  

 

 

For any additional questions contact USGA:

Email: 2020ussenioropen@usga.org

Phone: 401-239-1620

 

 

 

 

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