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4 Courses: The 2018 Major Championships

While Augusta National annually hosts the Masters Tournament, the other three major championships are contested at different golf courses each year.

Here’s an early look at the schedule, and the golf courses, for the 2018 major championships.

THE MASTERS

Date: April 5-8, 2018
Name: The Masters Tournament
Where: Augusta, Georgia
Course: Augusta National Golf Club
Architects: Bobby Jones, Alister MacKenzie
Established: 1933
Distance: 7,435 yards, Par 72
2017 Winner: Sergio Garcia
Past Majors: Masters (1934-Present)
Website: Masters.com
Update: Reed Holds Off Fowler, Spieth To Win First Major


U.S. OPEN

Date: June 14-17, 2018
Name: United States Open Championship
Where: Southampton, New York
Course: Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
Architects: W. Dunn, W. Davis, W. Flynn, C.B. MacDonald
Established: 1891
Distance: 6,996 yards, Par 70
2017 Winner: Brooks Koepka
Past Majors: U.S. Open (1896, 1986, 1995, 2004)
Website: USOpen.com
Update: Koepka Repeats at U.S. Open Champion


BRITISH OPEN

Date: July 19-22, 2018
Name: The Open Championship
Where: Carnoustie, Scotland
Course: Carnoustie Golf Links
Architects: Allan Robertson, Old Tom Morris, James Braid
Established: 1850
Distance: 7,421 yards, Par 71
2017 Winner: Jordan Spieth
Past Majors: The Open (1931, ’37, ’53, ’68, ’75, ’99, 2007)
Website: TheOpen.com


PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Date: August 9-12, 2018
Name: PGA Championship
Where: St. Louis, Missouri
Course: Bellerive Country Club
Architects: Robert Trent Jones
Established: 1897 (Club), 1960 (New Course)
Distance: 7,547 yards, Par 71
2017 Winner: Justin Thomas
Past Majors: U.S. Open (1965), PGA Championship (1992)
Website: PGA.com/PGAChampionship

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