The following dates and venues have been announced for future Walker Cup matches: –
6-7 September 2025 (50th)
Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, California, USA
Cypress Point Golf Club (Photo: John Cavalier @LinksGems)
It’s not easy to top the announcement of Seminole as your 2021 venue but the USGA managed to do it when they also announced on 15th December 2016 that the Cypress Point Club in California had agreed to host the 2025 match.
Cypress Point was designed by Alister MacKenzie in partnership with Robert Hunter and like Seminole opened for play in 1929. Located alongside the Pacific Ocean it is of course one of the most picturesque and photographed golf courses in the world.
In February 2020 Golf Digest posted this hole-by-hole drone footage of the famous course.
On 21st March 2022 The R&A and USGA announced that the Walker Cup match would move to even years from 2026 to avoid future conflicts with the World Amateur Team Championships, which will be played in odd years beginning in 2023.
5-6 September 2026 (51st)
Lahinch Golf Club, County Clare, Ireland
Lahinch Golf Club (Photo: Lahinch G.C.)
On 10th July 2023 The R&A announced that Lahinch, located on the west coast of Ireland, would host the 51st Walker Cup match. The course was originally laid out by Old Tom Morris before Dr. Alistair Mackenzie re-designed it solely in the sandhills in 1926/27. Martin Hawtree has overseen a sympathetic restoration in recent years.
Lahinch is the long standing home of the South of Ireland Amateur Championship which has been played annually since 1895. It hosted the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in 2019, an event won by Spain’s John Rahm.
September 2028 (52nd)
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Oregon, USA
The Bandon Dunes Course (Photo: Evan Schiller)
On 20th July 2021 the USGA announced an important partnership with the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort which will see 13 championships / international matches staged at the Oregon venue between 2022 and 2045. The agreement included the Walker Cup in 2029 (subsequently brought forward to 2028) and the Curtis Cup in 2038.
September 2030 (53rd)
To Be Announced by The R&A
September 2032 (54th)
Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania, USA
Oakmont Country Club
On 11th August 2021, during the U.S. Amateur Championship, the USGA announced a new partnership with Merion G.C. and Oakmont C.C. for the staging of future championships and international matches in Pennsylvannia. It was confirmed that Oakmont would stage the 2033 Walker Cup match which was then brought forward to 2032.
September 2034 (55th)
To Be Announced by The R&A
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