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With improvements needed, USGA moves '09 U.S. Amateur from Congressional

Updated: September 21, 2007, 12:49 PM ET
Associated Press

FAR HILLS, N.J. -- Congressional Country Club will not host the U.S. Amateur in 2009 because of course conditions that need improvement ahead of the 2011 U.S. Open.

Southern Hills will host the '09 U.S. Amateur, one year earlier than scheduled, the USGA said Friday. The USGA has not announced where the U.S. Amateur will be played in 2010.

The USGA said severe weather last month in the mid-Atlanta region caused problems at Congressional, located in Bethesda, Md. Officials ...

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