The Dunes Club selected to host 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Even before The Dunes Golf and Beach Club successfully hosted the PGA of America’s 2014 PGA Professional National Championship last June, club officials were already at work on identifying the next national championship the venerable course could host.

They didn’t have to wait long.

The United States Golf Association announced Tuesday that it has awarded The Dunes Club the 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship, a new two-player team event that will be played for the first time this May at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore.