USGA releases qualifying sites for 2023 U.S. Open at Los Angeles Country Club

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Anticipation is already high for the upcoming 2023 U.S. Open at Los Angeles Country Club, which is hosting the national championship for the first time. On Tuesday, the USGA added more hype by releasing the host courses for both the local and sectional qualifiers.

There are a total of 109 courses hosting 18-hole local qualifiers in the United States from April 17 to May 22. Entrants will find course options in 44 states and Canada.

Final-stage qualifying (sectionals) will be held at three international sites (England, Japan and Canada) and 10 U.S. sites. Sectionals begin in England on May 16 and end on Monday, June 5.

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Think you have what it takes to qualify for the U.S. Open? Online registration begins on Wednesday, February 22 (click here to register) and ends on April 12. Amateur entrants must have an official USGA handicap index of 1.4 or less.

Last year, the USGA received 9,265 entries to play in the U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. — several hundred entries shy of the 2014 record tally of 10,127 hopefuls for Pinehurst No. 2.

It may seem like a long shot, but it is possible to win the U.S. Open by starting out in a local qualifier. Ken Venturi did it in 1964, and Orville Moody followed in 1969.

Ready to start planning your road to U.S. Open glory? Check out the full list of local and final qualifying sites below.

2023 U.S. Open local qualifying sites

Monday, April 17 (1)

The Clubs of Kingwood (Deerwood Course), Kingwood, Texas

Wednesday, April 19 (1)

Charlotte (N.C.) C.C.

Monday, April 24 (10)

La Purisima G.C., Lompoc, Calif.

Del Rio C.C., Modesto, Calif.

Shorehaven G.C., Norwalk, Conn.

Coral Ridge C.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Rocky Bayou C.C., Niceville, Fla.

Marietta C.C., Kennesaw, Ga.

Cantigny G.C. (Woodside/Lakeside Courses), Wheaton, Ill.

The Territory G. & C.C., Duncan, Okla.

Fox Den C.C., Knoxville, Tenn.

Parkersburg C.C., Vienna, W.Va.

Tuesday, April 25 (4)

The Hawthorns G.& C.C., Fishers, Ind.

New Mexico State University G.C., Las Cruces, N.M.

Old Fort G.C., Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Loomis Trail Golf Course, Blaine, Wash.

Wednesday, April 26 (3)

The Dunes at Maui Lani G.C., Kahului, Hawaii

CasaBlanca G.C., Mesquite, Nev.

River Landing G.C. (River Course), Wallace, N.C.

Thursday, April 27 (3)

The Cape Club of Palm City, Palm City, Fla.

C.C. of York, York, Pa.

Columbia C.C. (Ridgewood/Tall Pines Courses), Blythewood, S.C.

Sunday, April 30 (1)

Tamahka Trails G.C., Marksville, La.

Monday, May 1 (16)

Tucson (Ariz.) C.C.

Indian Ridge C.C. (Grove Course), Palm Desert, Calif.

The Fountaingrove Club, Santa Rosa, Calif.

Cherry Hill Club, Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada

Wellington National G.C., West Palm Beach, Fla.

Eagle’s Landing C.C., Stockbridge, Ga.

South Bend (Ind.) C.C.

Glen Oaks C.C., West Des Moines, Iowa

Muskegon (Mich.) C.C.

TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minn.

Oakwood C.C., Kansas City, Mo.

Medford Village C.C., Medford, N.J.

Colonial Springs G.C., East Farmingdale, N.Y.

Scioto Reserve C.C., Powell, Ohio

The C.C. of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Wine Valley G.C., Walla Walla, Wash.

Tuesday, May 2 (9)

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes G.C., Maricopa, Ariz.

Andalusia C.C., La Quinta, Calif.

Crystalaire C.C., Llano, Calif.

The Club at Ruby Hill, Pleasanton, Calif.

Collindale G.C., Fort Collins, Colo.

Hamilton Farm G.C., Gladstone, N.J.

Cold Spring C.C., Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.

UNM Championship G.C., Albuquerque, N.M.

Bishops Bay C.C., Middleton, Wis.

Wednesday, May 3 (7)

The Preserve G.C., Carmel, Calif.

Arroyo Trabuco G.C., Mission Viejo, Calif.

Lakewood Ranch (Fla.) G. & C.C. (King’s Dunes Course)

Lebaron Hills C.C., Lakeville, Mass.

Plum Hollow C.C., Southfield, Mich.

Westfield C.C. (North Course), Westfield Center, Ohio

Odessa (Texas) C.C. (Old Course)

Thursday, May 4 (5)

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Silver Lakes (Backbreaker/Heartbreaker Courses), Glencoe, Ala.

The Grand G.C., San Diego, Calif.

Lexington C.C., Fort Myers, Fla.

The Club at P.B. Dye, Ijamsville, Md.

The University of Texas G.C., Austin, Texas

Monday, May 8 (9)

Classic Club, Palm Desert, Calif.

Kensington G. & C.C., Naples, Fla.

Marsh Creek G.C., St. Augustine, Fla.

Illini C.C., Springfield, Ill.

Somerby G.C., Byron, Minn.

The Links at Greystone, Walworth, N.Y.

Pinewild C.C. (Magnolia Course), Pinehurst, N.C.

Highland Meadows G.C., Sylvania, Ohio

Secession G.C., Beaufort, S.C.

Tuesday, May 9 (7)

Ironwood C.C. (South Course), Palm Desert, Calif.

The Broadlands Golf Course, Broomfield, Colo.

The Club at Eaglebrooke, Lakeland, Fla.

Stonewall Orchard G.C., Grayslake, Ill.

Orchards G.C., South Hadley, Mass.

Missoula (Mont.) C.C.

Squaw Creek Golf Course, Willow Park, Texas

Wednesday, May 10 (6)

Mark Bostick Golf Course at University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

Indian River Club, Vero Beach, Fla.

Wichita (Kan.) C.C.

Omaha (Neb.) C.C.

Talking Stick G.C. (O’odham Course), Scottsdale, Ariz.

Riverton (Wyo.) C.C.

Thursday, May 11 (4)

Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, Westminster, Colo.

Hillendale C.C., Phoenix, Md.

Paramount C.C., New City, N.Y.

Rolling Green G.C., Springfield, Pa.

Monday, May 15 (16)

Phoenix (Ariz.) C.C.

TPC Stonebrae C.C., Hayward, Calif.

Brentwood C.C., Los Angeles, Calif.

Shingle Creek G.C., Orlando, Fla.

Hoakalei C.C., Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Falcon Crest G.C., Kuna, Idaho

Gateway National G.L., Madison, Ill.

Somersett G.& C.C., Reno, Nev.

White Beeches G. & C.C., Haworth, N.J.

The C.C. of Troy (N.Y.)

Coldstream C.C., Cincinnati, Ohio

Oswego Lake C.C., Lake Oswego, Ore.

Huntsville G.C., Dallas, Pa.

The Club at Nevillewood, Presto, Pa.

Rockwall (Texas) Golf & Athletic Club

The Club at Sonterra (North Course), San Antonio, Texas

Oakridge C.C., Farmington, Utah

Tuesday, May 16 (4)

Hot Springs C.C. (Arlington Course), Hot Springs, Ark.

The Club at Olde Stone, Bowling Green, Ky.

Kirkbrae C.C., Lincoln, R.I.

Keswick Hall (Full Cry Course), Keswick, Va.

Monday, May 22 (1)

Palmer (Alaska) Golf Course

*one Florida site is TBD

2023 U.S. Open Final Qualifying Sites (13)

International (3)

Tuesday, May 16

Europe – Walton Heath Golf Club (New and Old Courses), Surrey, England

Monday, May 22

Asia – Ibaraki Golf Club (West Course), Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Monday, June 5

Canada – Lambton Golf & Country Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

United States (10)

Monday, May 22

Bent Tree Country Club & Northwood Club, Dallas, Texas

Monday, June 5

Hillcrest Country Club, Los Angeles, Calif.

Pine Tree Golf Club, Boynton Beach, Fla.

Hawks Ridge Golf Club, Ball Ground, Ga.

Woodmont Country Club (North Course), Rockville, Md.

Canoe Brook Country Club (North & South Courses), Summit, N.J.

Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham, N.C.

Brookside Golf & Country Club & The Lakes Golf & Country Club, Columbus, Ohio

Springfield (Ohio) Country Club

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