U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR
2016 U.S. Women's Amateur Fast Facts January 7, 2016 | Far Hills, N.J.

Since winning the U.S. Women's Amateur in 2012, Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, has become one of the world's elite professionals. (USGA/Steven Gibbons)
   
Championship Venue Rolling Green Golf Club, Springfield, Pa.
Opened 1926
Architect William Flynn
Entries Open Week of April 4
Entries Close June 15
Dates of Championship Aug. 1-7
Field Size 156
Eligibility Any female amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 5.4
2015 Championship Hannah O'Sullivan def. Sierra Brooks, 3 and 2; Portland (Ore.) Golf Club
Quotable “I can’t really describe how good it feels. I just feel so blessed.” – Hannah O’Sullivan
Notable Fact Hannah O'Sullivan, 17, became the seventh consecutive teenager to win the championship and 11th in the last 12 years
Notable Past Events at Rolling Green Golf Club (winner) 1976 U.S. Women’s Open (JoAnne Gunderson Carner)
1990 Pennsylvania State Open (Jay Sigel)
2012 Pennsylvania State Amateur (Andrew Mason)
U.S. Women's Amateurs in Pennsylvania (12) 1899: Philadelphia C.C./Philadelphia (Champion: Ruth Underhill)
1904: Merion Cricket Club/Haverford (Georgianna Bishop)
1909: Merion Cricket Club/Haverford (Dorothy Campbell)
1926: Merion Cricket Club/Ardmore (Helen Stetson)
1934: Whitemarsh Valley C.C./Chestnut Hill (Virginia Van Wie)
1949: Merion Golf Club/Ardmore (Dorothy Porter)
1954: Allegheny C.C./Sewickley (Barbara Romack)
1966: Sewickley Heights G.C./Sewickley (JoAnne Gunderson Carner)
1978: Sunnybrook G.C./Plymouth Meeting (Cathy Sherk)
1985: Fox Chapel G.C./Pittsburgh (Michiko Hattori)
2003: Philadelphia C.C./Gladwyne (Virada Nirapathpongporn)
2004: The Kahkwa Club/Erie (Jane Park)
Notable U.S. Women's Amateur Champions Alexa Stirling (1916, 1918-19); Glenna Collett Vare (1922, 1925, 1928-30, 1935); Virginia Van Wie (1932-34); Patty Berg (1938); Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1946); Louise Suggs (1947); JoAnne Gunderson Carner (1957, 1960, 1956, 1962, 1966, 1968); Anne Sander (1958, 1961, 1963); Catherine Lacoste (1969); Laura Baugh (1971); Carol Semple Thompson (1973); Beth Daniel (1975, 1977); Juli Inkster (1980-82); Kay Cockerill (1986-87); Kelli Kuehne (1995-96); Grace Park (1998); Morgan Pressel (2005); Danielle Kang (2010-11); Lydia Ko (2012) 
Notable U.S. Women's Amateur Runners-Up Alexa Stirling (1921, 1923, 1925); Virginia Van Wie (1928, 1930); Glenna Collett Vare (1931-32); Patty Berg (1935, 1937); Mickey Wright (1954); Anne Sander (1965, 1968, 1973); Carol Semple Thompson (1974); Patty Sheehan (1979); Brandie Burton (1989); Annika Sorenstam (1992); Jenny Chuasiriporn (1998); Azahara Munoz (2008); Jessica Korda (2010); Brooke Henderson (2014)
Schedule of Play Monday, Aug. 1 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, Aug. 2 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, Aug. 3 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 4 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 5 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 6 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 7 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Broadcast Coverage Wednesday, Aug. 3: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. (FS1)
Thursday, Aug. 4: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (usga.org)
Thursday, Aug. 4: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. (FS1)
Friday, Aug. 5: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. (FS1)
Saturday, Aug. 6: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (FS1)
Sunday, Aug. 7: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (usga.org)
Sunday, Aug. 7: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (FS1)
Future Sites 2017: San Diego Country Club, Chula Vista, Calif./Aug. 7-13
2018: The Golf Club of Tennessee/Kingston Springs, Tenn./Aug. 6-12

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