It will be the second time Torrey Pines has hosted the U.S.
The previous occasion was in 2008 when Tiger Woods beat
fellow-American Rocco Mediate on the 91st hole after an extended
playoff to register the last of his 14 major titles.
"We could not be any more excited about the concept of returning
the U.S. Open to California and back to Torrey Pines Golf
Course, which in 2008 saw one of the most historic and most
exciting finishes in U.S. Open history," USGA president Tom
The venues for each U.S. Open up to and including 2020 had
already been announced by the USGA. This year's championship
will be played at Pinehurst, North Carolina, from June 12-15.
(Reporting by Julian Linden; editing by Larry Fine)
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