Limited attendance allowed at two golf majors

The U.S. Golf Association announced on Monday that a limited number of fans will be on hand for both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open in California this summer.

While the PGA Tour has had limited fans at events for some time now, the LPGA has yet to offer general-admission tickets since that tour restarted last July.

The 76th U.S. Women’s Open will be held at The Olympic Club (Lake Course), in San Francisco from June 3-6, and the 121st U.S. Open will be held at Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course), in San Diego from June 17-20.

“Last year, we missed the energy that fans bring to our U.S. Open championships,” said John Bodenhamer, USGA senior managing director, Championships. “We are grateful to our local and state health and safety officials in California to be in a position to welcome some fans back this year to witness the greatest players in the world contending for these prestigious championships, while working to maintain the health and safety of all involved.”

The USGA laid out a number of guidelines that will be place to attend both championships in California:

  • Face coverings will be required for fans, staff and volunteers, and must be worn at all…

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