USGA Announces Riviera as Host Venue For 2031 U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson Riviera Country Club
Dustin Johnson hits a shot during the 2017 Genesis Open at Riviera CC in Pacific Palisades, CA. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The 2023 U.S. Open in Los Angeles was an epic disaster, mostly due to the doofuses who run LACC. The City of Angels (and its homeless drug addicts, gangbangers and illegals) will get a second shot at major golf stardom as the USGA announced a return to Los Angeles, this time at famed Riviera Country Club.

Host venue of the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational, Riviera will host the 2031 U.S. Open. It will mark the second time Riviera will play host to the U.S. Open with the first coming in 1948 when “Little Ben” Hogan won the first of his four U.S. Open trophies.

“Riviera Country Club is a truly spectacular course that holds a special place in the game’s history,” John Bodenhamer, the USGA’s chief championships officer, said in a release.

“We are thrilled to bring the U.S. Open back to the site of such historic moments for golf and the USGA, and look forward to writing a new chapter in 2031.”

Riviera will also host the golf competitions at the 2028 Los Angles Olympics.

“We are so grateful that the USGA will return the U.S. Open to our club in 2031,” Megan Watanabe, the chief executive officer of The Riviera Country Club, said in a release.

“Over a six-year period, we will showcase our championship course to the world with the U.S. Women’s Open in 2026, the men’s and women’s Olympics competition in 2028 and the U.S. Open in 2031.

“In addition, we will celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2026. We would like to thank the USGA for their confidence and trust in us and we look forward to continuing our long relationship together in the years ahead.”

Opened in 1927, Riviera was designed by George C. Thomas who also constructed The Los Angeles Country Club’s North Course, site of last week’s U.S. Open.


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