2016 U.S. Women's Open Fast Facts

 

Championship Venue

CordeValle, San Martin, Calif.

Opened

1999

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Entries Open

Week of March 7

Entries Close

May 4

Dates of Championship

July 7-10

Field Size

156

Eligibility

Any female professional or amateur golfer whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4

2015 Championship

In Gee Chun (272/-8), of Republic of Korea, edged countrywoman Amy Yang by one stroke at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club

Quotable

“I still don’t realize I won this championship. I enjoyed it and had a lot of fun.” – In Gee Chun

Notable Past Events at CordeValle

2010 Frys.com Open (Rocco Mediate)
2011 Frys.com Open (Bryce Molder)
2012 Frys.com Open (Jonas Blixt)
2013 Frys.com Open (Jimmy Walker)
2015 PGA Cup (Great Britain and Ireland)

U.S. Women’s Opens in California (2)

1964 (San Diego C.C./Chula Vista) Brett Mullin
1982 (Del Paso C.C./Sacramento) Janet Alex

Notable U.S. Women’s Open Champions

Patty Berg (1946); Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1948, 1950, 1954); Louise Suggs (1949); Mickey Wright (1958-59, 1961, 1964); Betsy Rawls (1951, 1953, 1957, 1960; a-Catherine Lacoste (1967); JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1971, 1976); Hollis Stacy (1977-78, 1984); Amy Alcott (1980); Laura Davies (1987); Betsy King (1989-90); Annika Sorenstam (1995-96, 2006); Se Ri Pak (1998); Juli Inkster (1999, 2002); Karrie Webb (2000-01); Inbee Park (2008, 2013); Paula Creamer (2010); Michelle Wie (2014)

Notable U.S. Women’s Open Runners-Up

Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1949); Betsy Rawls (1950, 1961); Louise Suggs (1951, 1955, 1958-59); Jackie Pung (1953); Mickey Wright (1968); Nancy Lopez (1975, 1989, 1997); JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1978, 1982-83, 1987); Juli Inkster (1992); Beth Daniel (1981-82); a-Jenny Chuasiriporn (1998); Se Ri Pak (2001); Annika Sorenstam (2002, 2004); Stacy Lewis (2014)

Schedule of Play for 2016 Championship

July 7 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 8 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 9 (Third Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
July 10 (Final Round, 18 holes, stroke play)

Television Coverage

July 7 (First Round/Fox Sports 1/Times to be determined)
July 8 (Second Round/Fox Sports 1/Times to be determined)
July 9 (Third Round/Fox/Times to be determined)
July 10 (Final Round/Fox/Times to be determined)

Future Sites

2017 (Trump National G.C./Bedminster, N.J./July 13-16)
2018 (Shoal Creek/Shoal Creek, Ala./May 31-June 3)

 

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