U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN
Fully Exempt Players For 2010 U.S. Women's Open June 14, 2010 By USGA

An alphabetical list of the 66 golfers currently exempt from qualifying for the 2010 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club:

Player

Exemption Category

Player

Exemption Category

Helen Alfredsson

7

  Stacy Lewis

7,8

Chie Arimura

10

  Brittany Lincicome

5,6,7  

Kyeong Bae

6,7

Meg Mallon

1  

Becky Brewerton

10

Catriona Matthew

4,7,10

Na Yeon Choi

6,7,9

  Kristy McPherson

7

Paula Creamer

6,7

Ai Miyazato

6,7,8,9

Tania Elosegui

10

Mika Miyazato

7

Meaghan Francella

7

Shinobu Moromizato

10

Sandra Gal

7

Anna Nordqvist   

3,7,9

Natalie Gulbis

7

Ji Young Oh

7  

Sophie Gustafson

7,9,10

Se Ri Pak

3,7,9

Hee-Won Han

7

Hee Young Park

6,7

Maria Hjorth

7

Inbee Park

1,7,8

Katherine Hull

7

Suzann Pettersen

3,6,7,8,9

M.J. Hur

7,9

Morgan Pressel

5,6,7

Pat Hurst

7

Michele Redman

7

Vicky Hurst

7

So-Yeon Ryu

10

Juli Inkster

1

Hee-Kyung Seo

9,10

Jeong Jang

4

Jiyai Shin

4,6,7,8,9

Mi-Jeong Jeon

10

Marianne Skapnord

10

Eun-Hee Ji

1,6,7

Jennifer Song

6

a-Jennifer Johnson

2

Angela Stanford

7

Cristie Kerr

1,3,6,7,8,9

Sherri Steinhauer

4  

Christina Kim

7

Yani Tseng

3,5,7,8,9  

In-Kyung Kim

6,7

Momoko Ueda

7

Song-Hee Kim

6,7,8

Wendy Ward

7

Candie Kung

6,7

Karrie Webb

1,5,7

Brittany Lang

7

Michelle Wie

7,8,9

Bo-Mee Lee

10

Lindsey Wright

7

Jee Young Lee

7

Amy Yang

7

Jeong-Eun Lee

10

Eunjung Yi

7

Meena Lee

7

Sakura Yokomine

10

Seon Hwa Lee  

7

Sun Young Yoo

7,9   

  

 

     

     

     

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Key to player exemptions:

1): Winners of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship for the last 10 years (2000-2009).
2): Winner and runner-up of the 2009 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championshp (must be an amateur).
3): Winners of the LPGA Championship the last five years (2006-2010).
4): Winners of the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship the last five years (2005-2009).
5): Winners of the Kraft Nabisco Championship the last five years (2006-2010).
6): 15 lowest scorers and anyone tying for 15th place from the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open Championship.
7): Top 50 money leaders from the 2009 final official LPGA Tour money list.
8): Top 10 money leaders from the 2010 official LPGA Tour money list through May 5.
9): Winners of LPGA Tour co-sponsored events, whose victories are considered official, from the conclusion of the 2009 U.S Women’s Open Championship to the initiation of the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open Championship.
10): Top five money leaders from the 2009 Japan LPGA Tour, Korea LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.
11): Special exemptions selected by the USGA.

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