Fast forward to future fairways

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Na Yeon Choi and the rest of the field at the U.S. Women's Open will be routed through holes that run through both beach and forest at Sebonack Golf Club.

Today the golf world focuses on birthday boy Phil Mickelson and the final round of the U.S. Open at Merion in Ardmore, Pa. We fast forward 11 days and shift our focus 200 miles northeast to Southampton, N.Y., when the U.S. Women’s Open will be held at Sebonack Golf Club. It will be the first time Long Island plays host to the U.S. Women’s Open and the fourth time the Open will be held in New York. Sebonack, which opened in 2006, was designed by Jack Nicklaus, who won four U.S. Opens, and renowned golf course architect Tom Doak. Defending champion Na Yeon Choi and the rest of the field are expected to be challenged by a par-72 layout that will play 6,796 yards. Stay tuned. ...