United States has been hosting international sports events since many years. There are many cities in USA which have hosted amazing sporting events such as New York, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, California and Georgia. Here is a list of sports events going to be held in United States in the upcoming months.
- 2017 US Open(tennis):
United States Open tennis tournament, commonly called US Open, will take place in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York city. It will be the final Grand Slam of the year. This 137th edition of the tennis tournament will start from 28 August and ends on 10 September. 2017 US Open comprises men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed double event. The players under 18 (both boys and girls) will also play in singles and doubles event.
- World Rowing Championships 2017:
It will be held in Nathan Benderson Park located in Sarasota, Florida from 24 September to 1 October. World Rowing Championships 2017 will include 6 events for women, 7 events for men, 3 for lightweight women, 5 for lightweight men and 5 for para-rowing. According to co-chair of the National Rowing Foundation Jamie Koven, “U.S. Rowing has a strong history of great performances,”. Thus, rowing lovers should visit Florida this year to watch this exciting event.
- 2017 Golf President Cup:
The President Cup golf competition is organized by PGA tour and occur after every two years. It will take place from 28 September to 1 October 2017 at Liberty National Golf Club situated in New Jersey city. Steve Stricker will be the captain of US team whereas Nick Price will lead the international teams. The US team has defeated international teams six times in the past years, so it would be interesting to see whether the US team will be able to defeat its opponent this year or not.
- 2017 IWF World Weightlifting Championships:
The International Weightlifting Federation(IWF) organizes this three-day event for weightlifters. 2017 IWF World Weightlifting Championships is scheduled for 28 November- 5 December and will be held in Anaheim, California. At present, there are 15 weight categories in the Weightlifting tournament; 7 for women and 8 for men. In women categories, the heaviest weight is +75 kg while the lightest is 48 kg and in men categories, the heaviest is +105 kg whereas the lightest is 56 kg.
- 2018 Winter X Games:
This extreme sports event is organized and broadcasted by ESPN. 2018 Winter X Games will take place from 25 January to 28 January in Aspen, Colorado of USA. Many world’s best skiers, snowboarders and snowmobile experts perform in this event, thus don’t miss it. Apart from the competition, you will also get a chance to watch X Fest that includes athlete autograph sessions and live music.
- 2018 Masters Tournament:
The Masters golf tournament is held every year at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia. Horton Smith of United States was the first person who won this tournament. 2018 Masters tournament will start from April 5 and ends on April 8. There are 18 qualifying criteria to participate in this golf competition.
- Kentucky Derby:
It is a yearly horse race event that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky of USA. Kentucky Derby will be held on May 5 in the year 2018. The time duration of the race is very short, that’s why it is also known to be “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports”. There is another name also of this race called “The Run for the Roses” because after winning the race, the winner is draped with 554 red roses.