The Bear's Club
Jupiter, Fla. • qualifying: Jun 04, 2018
Founded in 1999 by 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus and wife, Barbara, The Bear's Club is set to host U.S. Open sectional qualifying for a second time.
The course and golf course community is situated on 369 acres about a mile from the Atlantic Ocean. Nicklaus drew inspiration from Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia, a layout he visited in 1988 as captain of the United States Presidents Cup Team. The course features 102 bunkers as well as a plethora of native vegatation, including old oaks, pine and cypress trees and wetlands.
The Florida Golf Association, one of the 59 Allied Golf Associations supported by the USGA, conducts the qualifier.