U.S. WOMEN'S MID-AMATEUR
Championship Fast Facts October 16, 2017

Meghan Stasi is one of two players to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur four times. (USGA/Darren Carroll)
   
Championship Venue Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek Course), Houston, Texas
Dates of Championship Nov. 11-16
Field 132 players
Entries Accepted 427
Yardage/Par 6,022 yards/Par 72
Course and Slope Rating 75.5/134
Hole by hole Hole 1: 363 yards (par 4)
Hole 2: 340 yards (par 4)
Hole 3: 353 yards (par 4)
Hole 4: 159 yards (par 3)
Hole 5: 490 yards (par 5)
Hole 6: 333 yards (par 4)
Hole 7: 378 yards (par 4)
Hole 8: 118 yards (par 3)
Hole 9: 475 yards (par 5)
Hole 10: 366 yards (par 4)
Hole 11: 446 yards (par 5)
Hole 12: 170 yards (par 3)
Hole 13: 485 yards (par 5)
Hole 14: 358 yards (par 4)
Hole 15: 342 yards (par 4)
Hole 16: 133 yards (par 3)
Hole 17: 405 yards (par 4)
Hole 18: 334 yards (par 4)
Exempt Players (12) Whitney Britton (2015 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Lauren Greenlief (2015 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion)
Olivia Herrick (2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Amanda Jacobs (2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Shannon Johnson (2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur runner-up)
Judith Kyrinis (2017 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur champion)
Martha Leach (2009 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion)
Katie Miller (2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Julia Potter (2013 and 2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion; 2014 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur runner-up)
Terrill Samuel (2017 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur runner-up)
Patricia Schremmer (2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur semifinalist)
Meghan Stasi (2007, 2010 and 2012 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion, 2016 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinalist)
Eligibility Open to any female golfer who has turned 25 as of Oct. 7 whose Handicap Index does not exceed 9.4.
2016 Championship Julia Potter, of Indianapolis, held off Shannon Johnson, 2 and 1, at The Kahkwa Club in Erie, Pa., to become the first left-hander to win multiple USGA championships. Potter won her first title in 2013 at Biltmore Forest Country Club, in Asheville, N.C., and was the runner-up in 2014.
Quotable “When you get to the sixth day of championship play – the eighth day, counting practice rounds – you are starting to get tired. That’s when you fall back on that short game. I was lucky enough to be able to do that.” -- Julia Potter
Notable Fact Potter is the only left-handed player in history to win multiple USGA championships.
Notable U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Champions Martha Lang (1988); Carol Semple Thompson (1990, 1997); Sarah LeBrun Ingram (1991, 1993-94); Ellen Port (1995-96, 2000, 2011); Virginia Derby Grimes (1998) Meghan Stasi (2006-07, 2010, 2012); Martha Leach (2009); Julia Potter (2013, 2016); Margaret Shirley (2014)
Notable U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Runners-Up Pat Cornett (1987); Page Marsh Lea (1989-90); Martha Lang (1991); Carol Semple Thompson (1992); Brenda Corrie Kuehn (1995); Mina Hardin (2001); Ellen Port (2002); Virginia Derby Grimes (2004); Laura Coble (2009); Margaret Shirley (2013, 2015); Julia Potter (2014)
Schedule of Play Saturday, Nov. 11 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Nov. 12 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Nov. 13 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Nov. 14 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Nov. 15 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Nov. 16 (Championship Match, 18 holes)
Match-Play Cut The low 64 scorers from stroke play will qualify for match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to determine the final spots in the draw.
Future Sites 2018: Norwood Hills Country Club, St. Louis/Sept. 22-27
2019: Forest Highlands Golf Club, Flagstaff, Ariz./Sept. 14-19
2020: Berkeley Hall Club, Bluffton, S.C./Aug. 29-Sept. 3

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