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U.S. Open Week has arrived!

Jun 9

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Chambers BayIn the words of Tin Cup, the most democratic golf championship in the world is upon us! What that really means, for those of us here in the Pacific Northwest, is that we're just a year away from having the world's best in our own backyard!

Sure, I'm excited about the U.S. Open this week at Pinehurst #2. There are plenty of great golfers and storylines -- can Jordan Spieth put it all together? is this Phil Mickelson's year to finally win a U.S. Open? will we have an elder statesman win the Open? -- but I'm excited about 2015 at Chambers Bay. Tickets are on sale now and I have no doubt that they'll be gone before too long.

The U.S. Open will be a major boost to businesses in the area and will really spotlight golf in this region. Not only will Chambers Bay be a hot commodity, but so will other courses around the Puget Sound area. Visitors, when they're in town for the Open, will undoubtedly look for golf to play and courses like The Home Course, Washington National, and more will be where they land. Those are all amazing golf courses and deserve a little extra attention.

Are you planning on attending next year's U.S. Open? If you're coming in from outside the area, will you plan on playing golf? Let us know if you need a recommendation for a place to play, we've got some great ones!

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Kris FayKris Fay
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In addition to owning Northwest Golf Adventures, I've been writing golf and travel articles since 2000. My main focus has always been golf in the Pacific Northwest, but I've had stories appear in association magazines across the country, several national publications and on radio and television. I'm always looking for great stories to write about!

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