U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR
2018 U.S. Women's Amateur Fast Facts October 27, 2017 | Far Hills, N.J. By David Shefter, USGA

Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, claimed the 2012 U.S. Women's Amateur at The Country Club in suburban Cleveland. (USGA/Steven Gibbons)

U.S. Women's Amateur Home

   
Championship Venue Golf Club of Tennessee, Kingston Springs, Tenn.
Dates of Championship Aug. 6-12
Opened 1991
Architect Tom Fazio
Yardage/Par 6,275 yards/Par 71 (Subject to change)
Field 156 players
Qualifying Sectional qualifying at xx sites from TBD
Eligibility Open to any female amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 5.4.
Sectional Qualifying Sectional qualifying will be conducted at 17 sites from June 25 to July 12. (Subject to change)
2017 Championship University of Texas senior Sophia Schubert, 21, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., became the first player over the age of 19 to win the championship in nine years with her 6-and-5 victory over Stanford sophomore Albane Valenzuela, of Switzerland, at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif.
Quotable “It hasn't set in yet. I’ve just worked so hard for this, and to finally be able to win something like this, it's incredible. I don't know when it’ll set in, but yeah, it’s exciting.” -- Sophia Schubert
Notable events at Golf Club of Tennessee 2001 Tennessee State Amateur (Tim Jackson)
2005 NCAA Men's East Regional (Wake Forest
2006 Tennessee State Open (Justin Metzger)
U.S. Women's Amateurs held in Tennessee (2) 1937: Memphis Country Club (Estelle Lawson Page)
1979: Memphis Country Club (Carolyn Hill)
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); Moriya Jutanugarn (2011); Brooke Henderson (2014)
Schedule of Play Monday, Aug. 6 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Tuesday, Aug. 7 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Wednesday, Aug. 8 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 9 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 10 (Quarterfinal matches)
Saturday, Aug. 11 (Semifinal matches)
Sunday, Aug. 12 (Championship Match, 36 holes)
Television Coverage FS1 to broadcast from Aug. 8-12. Times to be announced.
Match-play Cut The low 64 scorers from stroke play will qualify for match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to trim the draw to exactly 64 competitors.
Future Sites 2019: Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point, Miss./Aug. 5-11
2020: Woodmont Country Club (North Course), Rockville, Md./Aug. 3-9

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