U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN
2016 U.S. Women's Open Fast Facts January 6, 2016 | Far Hills, N.J.

Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam won three U.S. Women's Open titles, the last coming in 2006 at Newport (R.I.) Country Club. (USGA/John Mummert)
   
Championship Venue CordeValle, San Martin, Calif.
Opened 1999
Architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Par/Yardage No. 1: Par 4, 396 Yards
No. 2: Par 4, 426 Yards
No. 3: Par 5, 523 Yards
No. 4: Par 3, 210 Yards
No. 5: Par 4, 352 Yards
No. 6: Par 4, 371 Yards
No. 7: Par 4, 410 Yards
No. 8: Par 3, 183 Yards
No. 9: Par 5, 561 Yards
No. 10: Par 4, 407 Yards
No. 11: Par 4, 360 Yards
No. 12: Par 3, 191 Yards
No. 13: Par 4, 382 Yards
No. 14: Par 4, 429 Yards
No. 15: Par 5, 471 Yards
No. 16: Par 3, 166 Yards
No. 17: Par 4, 418 Yards
No. 18: Par 5, 528 Yards
Total: 36-36-72/6,784 Yards
Dates of Championship July 7-10
Entries Open Week of March 7
Entries Close May 4
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 the 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 (winner) 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 Open in California (2) 1964: San Diego Country Club/Chula Vista (Champion: Mickey Wright)
1982: Del Paso Country Club/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); Hollis Stacy (1980); Juli Inkster (1992); Beth Daniel (1981-82); a-Jenny Chuasiriporn (1998); Se Ri Pak (2001); Annika Sorenstam (2002, 2004); Lorena Ochoa (2007); Stacy Lewis (2014)
Schedule of Play Thursday, July 7 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, July 8 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, July 9 (Third Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, July 10 (Final Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Television Coverage July 7 (First Round): 11 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT, usga.org
July 7 (First Round): 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. EDT, FS1
July 7 (First Round, Featured Group): 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. EDT, usga.org
July 8 (Second Round): 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT, usga.org
July 8 (Second Round): 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. EDT, FS1
July 8 (Second Round, Featured Group): 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., usga.org
July 9 (Third Round): 3 p.m.-7 p.m. EDT, Fox
July 9 (Third Round, Featured Group): 3 p.m. - 7 p.m., usga.org
July 10 (Final Round): 3 p.m.-7 p.m. EDT, Fox
July 10 (Final Round, Featured Group): 3 p.m. - 7 p.m., usga.org
Future Sites 2017: Trump National G.C./Bedminster, N.J./July 13-16
2018: Shoal Creek/Shoal Creek, Ala./May 31-June 3
2019: C.C. of Charleston/Charleston, S.C./May 30-June 2
2020: Champions Golf Club/Houston, Texas/June 4-7
2021: The Olympic Club/San Francisco, Calif./June 3-6

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