2016 U.S. Girls' Junior Fast Facts

   
Championship Venue The Ridgewood Country Club (Composite Course), Paramus, N.J.
Opened 1929
Architect A.W. Tillinghast
Entries Open Week of April 4
Entries Close June 1
Dates of Championship July 18-23
Eligibility Any female who has not turned 18 as of July 23 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 18.4
2015 Championship Eun Jeong Seong def. Angel Yin, 3 and 2; Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club
Quotable “I have many happy energy right now. I’m [very] excited… I’m going to keep this trophy at the head of my bed.” – Eun Jeong Seong
Notable Past Events at The Ridgewood Country Club 1935 Ryder Cup (United States)
1957 U.S. Senior Amateur (J. Clark Espie)
1974 U.S. Amateur (Jerry Pate)
1990 U.S. Senior Open (Lee Trevino)
2001 PGA Senior Championship (Tom Watson)
U.S. Girls’ Juniors in New Jersey (4) 1973 (Somerset Hills C.C./Bernardsville) Amy Alcott
1983 (Somerset Hills C.C./Bernardsville) Kim Saiki
1990 (Manasquan River G.C./Brielle) Sandrine Mendiburu
2002 (Echo Lake C.C./Westfield) Inbee Park
Notable U.S. Girls’ Junior Champions Mickey Wright (1952); JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1956); Hollis Stacy (1969-71); Nancy Lopez (1972, 1974); Amy Alcott (1973); Pat Hurst (1986); Michelle McGann (1987); Brandie Burton (1989); Kelli Kuehne (1994); Beth Bauer (1997); Inbee Park (2002); Julieta Granada (2004); I.K. Kim (2005); Lexi Thompson (2008); Ariya Jutanugarn (2011); Minjee Lee (2012)
Notable U.S. Girls' Junior Runners-Up Mickey Wright (1950); Barbara McIntire (1951, 1952); JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1955); Amy Alcott (1971); Vicki Goetze (1990); Grace Park (1996); Candie Kung (1997); Inbee Park (2003, 2005); Jane Park (2004); Kimberly Kim (2009); Alison Lee (2012)
Schedule of Play for 2016 Championship July 18 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 19 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 20 (Round of 64, match play)
July 21 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
July 22 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
July 23 (Championship Match, 36 Holes)
Television Coverage Fox Sports 1 (July 22-23/TBD)
Future Sites 2017 (Boone Valley Golf Club/Augusta, Mo./July 24-29)

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