’11, ’12 U.S. Women’s Am sites picked

Thursday, June 25, 2009

The 2011 U.S. Women’s Amateur will be played at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, R.I., and The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, will host the 2012 event, the U.S. Golf Asssociation announced Thursday.

It will be the fifth Women’s Amateur to be played at Rhode Island Country Club, the last of which was played in 1987. The Country Club held the 1935 U.S. Amateur.

The 2011 Amateur will be held Aug. 8-14. The ’12 event will be Aug. 6-12.

The 2009 U.S. Women’s Amateur will be played at Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 3-9, and the 2010 U.S. Women’s Amateur will be played at Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club, Aug. 9-15.