The Biltmore Forest County club will host the 2025 United States Senior Men’s Amateur Championship, the US Golf Association announced Friday.
The club, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary on July 4 this year, previously hosted the 1999 Women’s Amateur and 2013 Women’s Mid-Amateur. It was also a stop on the PGA Tour from 1939 to 1942.
“On behalf of all of us at Biltmore Forest Country Club, we are honored to host the 70th United States Senior Amateur Championship,” club president Kip Warlick said in a press release. “It’s very gratifying to see the club’s rich history culminate in hosting another USGA Championship.”
The Senior Amateur is open to amateur golfers 55 years of age or older with a handicap of 7.4 or less. Exact dates for the 2025 edition have yet to be announced, but the six-day tournament usually takes place in late August.
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In 2015, the course closed for eight months to undergo a $6.4 million renovation this included a change in grass species, a redesign of the greens and bunkers, and a new irrigation system.
Biltmore Forest County Club was ranked the 24th course in the state by the North Carolina Golf Panel, the highest of any course in Buncombe County, and the third highest in the WNC. It is a par 70 course of 6,620 yards.
“We are delighted to announce our return to this exceptional club,” said Championship manager Rob Doone. “We look forward to an excellent test of golf for the world’s best senior amateur players and are confident this course will identify a worthy champion and provide an unforgettable experience for all.”