USGA awards pair to Portland Golf Club

Updated: October 3, 2023

After a thrilling conclusion to the 2023 U.S. Senior Women’s Open, the USGA announced that it will return to Portland for two more senior championships. Portland (Ore.) Golf Club will be the host site for the 2026 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur and 2034 U.S. Senior Amateur. The club has previously hosted three USGA championships.

Portland Golf Club, established in 1914, is regarded as one of the most prestigious and challenging clubs in the Pacific Northwest. The club’s location was chosen due to its proximity to the Spokane, Portland and Seattle railroad lines, and its course was designed by the club’s founding members. In 1946, Ben Hogan won the first of his nine major championships at Portland when it hosted the PGA Championship. In 1947, following a decade-long hiatus, the USA Team won the 7th Ryder Cup over Great Britain and Ireland.

In 1964, Portland underwent a significant redesign by Robert Trent Jones Sr., who is attributed as the course designer. Through decades of championship tradition, Portland’s tree-lined fairways and challenging green complexes have defined the club’s character.