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2022 US Open in Brooklyn: How to get there and where to hang out

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BROOKLYN, MA — In preparation for the 2022 U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the City of Brooklyn have released a comprehensive parking and transportation plan to ensure safe and efficient movement of traffic and pedestrians during the tournament, scheduled for June 13-19.

The transit system will use satellite parking lots to help ensure a stress-free travel experience to and from The Country Club, which is set to host the fourth US Open.

Local traffic representatives from the Brooklyn Police Department, Brooklyn Department of Public Works and Traffic Department, Massachusetts State Police, MBTA, and MassDOT participated in an 18-month planning process with the USGA that resulted in the following:

VIP parking options for purchase at the US Open

Fans traveling to the tournament by car will need to purchase VIP parking prior to the tournament. Free shuttle buses will run continuously from all VIP parking lots beginning at 5:30 AM ET each day and continuing until one hour after play ends. VIP parking passes remain available in the following lots but are expected to sell out quickly. Visit usopen.com and go to the Fan Information, Parking, and Transportation section to purchase your remaining parking passes.

  • Boston College Chestnut Hill (140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467)
  • Founders Park Garage (37 A Street, Needham, MA 02494)
  • Boston College Newton Campus (885 Center Street, Newton, MA 02459)
  • UMASS Mount Ida (100 Carlson Avenue, Newton, MA 02459)

There is no public parking for fans in the immediate vicinity of The Country Club. All parking is by permit only. Parking restrictions surrounding Championship venues will be closely monitored and enforced. Vehicles stopped illegally will be subject to ticketing, fines and a tow. Detailed information regarding travel restrictions can be found on the Town of Brookline website at brooklinema.gov/usopen.

Accessible parking spaces will be available at all tournament parking lots displaying appropriate HP/DP license plates or signage. Individuals requiring elevator transportation are encouraged to contact the USGA Admissions Department at [email protected] for more information.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)

“Taking the T” to designated MBTA stations will be the most sustainable and convenient way to get to the 2022 US Open. T is committed to providing safe and convenient transportation along the subway, rail and bus lines. Fans are strongly encouraged to visit mbta.com/usopen to plan their trip, view service schedules, locate station locations, parking availability, rates, and purchase special edition 1-day and/or 7-day CharlieCards that include the US Open Cup and The Club rural.

The USGA will provide free shuttle service to and from the stations below and The Country Club:

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  • Orange Line – Forest Hills Station: Those traveling from the Boston metro area or transferring from the Red or Blue Line, the Orange Line is the most efficient way to get to the US Open. Tournament buses will be located at the Upper Bus Stop at Forest Hills Station.
  • Green Line B – Boston College Station: Fans traveling within the Brookline and Fenway/Kenmore area and using a (B) line station are encouraged to use this option. Tournament buses will be within walking distance of the depot area adjacent to Boston College Alumni Stadium.
  • Green Line (C) – Cleveland Circle Station: Fans traveling within the Brookline and Fenway/Kenmore area and using the (C) Line station are encouraged to use this option. Championship shuttle buses will be located along Beacon Street near the Ayr Road junction.
  • Green Line (D) – Reservoir Station: For fans traveling from points west/northwest, the (D) Line provides the most efficient service to the Cleveland Circle shuttle depot. Championship shuttle buses will be located along Beacon Street near the Ayr Road junction.

ride share

To avoid traffic restrictions and heavy congestion, fans traveling on I-95 from points west, north, and south of Boston—and fans who live in the Newton, Needham, Dedham, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston areas—are encouraged to take advantage of ride-sharing services to Lot X (37 A Street). Needham, MA 02494) where a free shuttle will drop off fans near Gate 7 at The Country Club.

Fans traveling from points east of The Country Club – and fans who live in the Brookline, Boston, Cambridge and Chestnut Hill areas – are encouraged to take ride-sharing services to Larz Anderson Park, which can be accessed via the Avon Street entrance. Ride-share services moving to Larz Anderson Park will be subject to following the path of passenger diversions and traffic patterns imposed on the local roads surrounding The Country Club. From Larz Anderson Park, fans should be prepared to walk 3/4 of a mile to the nearest tournament entry gate.

There is no parking or vehicle drop off at any of the ride share locations, so please coordinate your ride times accordingly. Ride-sharing access is limited to vehicles no larger than 12 passengers or a limousine. Due to traffic restrictions in the area, shared vehicles will not be allowed to drop off or drop off anywhere else around the tournament grounds. Fans who wish to ride their bike to the championship will be able to do so by following the bike signage plan and traffic pattern directions. Bike racks will be provided at Larz Anderson Park and Pine Manor College to secure bicycles. Owners will be responsible for the security of their bikes.

Road restrictions, alternate passenger routing, and traffic impacts

For the week of Monday, June 13th through Sunday, June 19th, locals and by traffic are encouraged to adjust travel around arrival and departure times at the US Open (7-11am and 4-8pm) near The Country Club. Heavy shuttle traffic is expected along major routes in and around The Country Club during these times.

In support of the Championship’s public safety plan, roads will be closed for 24 hours in the immediate vicinity of The Country Club from Saturday 11th June at 5am until Monday 20th June. The roads below will be closed to passengers. through traffic. Only residents displaying the appropriate parking hang tag, championship vehicles and service vehicles are allowed to pass through checkpoints.

  • Clyde Street – between the intersections of Warren Street, Lee Street, and Newton Street
  • Lee Street – between the intersection of Warren Roundabout and Clyde Street
  • Newton Street – between the intersection of Grove Street and Goddard Street
  • Meadowbrook Road via Goddard Street
  • Yarmouth Road via Heath Street

To avoid additional congestion, local residents and commuters in the area are encouraged to follow detour guidance and leading signs along Route 9, West Roxbury Parkway, VFW Parkway, and Jamaicaway. Further delays can be expected due to tournament traffic along Warren Street, Heath Street, Hammond Street, Lee Street, Newton Street, Goddard Street and Allandale Road.

For more information about the 2022 US Open and for regular transfer updates, visit usopen.com.