U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN
2017 U.S. Women's Open Fast Facts July 6, 2017

Michelle Wie captured the 2014 U.S. Women's Open by two strokes over Stacy Lewis. (USGA/Steven Gibbons)
   
Championship Venue Trump National Golf Club (Old Course), Bedminster, N.J.
Opened 2004
Architect Tom Fazio
Par and Yardage No. 1: Par 5/543
No. 2: Par 4/384
No. 3: Par 4/406
No. 4: Par 3/192
No. 5: Par 4/381
No. 6: Par 4/407
No. 7: Par 3/158
No. 8: Par 5/535
No. 9: Par 4/419
Out: Par 36/3,425

No. 10: Par 4/411
No. 11: Par 4/373
No. 12: Par 4/347
No. 13: Par 4/402
No. 14: Par 3/179
No. 15: Par 5/518
No. 16: Par 3/162
No. 17: Par 4/394
No. 18: Par 5/521
In: Par 36/3,307

Total: Par 72/6,732 yards
Dates of Championship July 13-16
Eligibility Any female professional or amateur golfer whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4.
Entries Closed Wednesday, May 17
Number of Entries 1,709
Field Size 156
Number of Players Exempt from Sectional Qualifying 96
Number of U.S. Women's Open Champions 10
Number of Sectional Qualifiers Held 25, encompassing 16 states and four countries (Korea, England, China, Japan)
2017 Purse $5 million
2016 Championship Brittany Lang defeated Anna Nordqvist in a three-hole aggregate playoff at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif., to win her first major championship. Lang finished tied for second as a 19-year-old amateur in 2005.
Quotable "It's pretty special. I've always dreamed of winning the U.S. [Women's] Open. I have so much respect for the USGA and this tournament." -- Brittany Lang
Challenging Title Defense Karrie Webb (2000, 2001) is the last player to successfully defend the U.S. Women's Open title. Since 1991, the defending champion has finished in the top 10 just four times.
Previous USGA championships at Trump National Golf Club (champion) 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur (Jordan Spieth)
2009 U.S. Girls' Junior (Amy Anderson)
U.S. Women's Opens in New Jersey (champion) 1948: Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield (Babe Didrikson Zaharias)
1961: Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield (Mickey Wright)
1965: Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield (Carol Mann)
1975: Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield (Sandra Palmer)
1985: Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield (Kathy Baker Guadagnino)
1987: Plainfield Country Club, Plainfield (Laura Davies)
Number of previous USGA championships in New Jersey 60 (last: 2016 U.S. Girls Junior- The Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus)
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); Brittany Lang (2016)
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 13 (First Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, July 14 (Second Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, July 15 (Third Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, July 16 (Final Round, 18 holes, stroke play)
Television Coverage (All times EDT) July 13 (First Round: Bonus Coverage): 10 a.m.-Noon (usga.org)
July 13 (First Round: Featured Group): 2-7 p.m. (usga.org)
July 13 (First Round): 2-7 p.m. (FS1)
July 14 (Second Round: Bonus Coverage): 10 a.m.-Noon (usga.org)
July 14 (Second Round: Featured Group): 2-7 p.m. (usga.org)
July 14 (Second Round): 2-7 p.m. (FS1)
July 15 (Third Round: Featured Group): 2-7 p.m. (usga.org)
July 15 (Third Round): 2-7 p.m. (Fox)
July 16 (Final Round: Featured Group): 2-7 p.m. (usga.org)
July 16 (Final Round): 2-7 p.m. (Fox)
Cut The low 60 scorers and ties will play the final 36 holes 
Future Sites 2018: Shoal Creek, Birmingham, Ala./May 31-June 3
2019: Country Club of 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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