2018 U.S. Women's Open: The Field

Former world No. 1 and two-time champion Inbee Park is exempt for the 73rd U.S. Women's Open in multiple categories. (USGA/Darren Carroll)

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Below is a list of players who have earned a spot in the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested at Shoal Creek, in Shoal Creek, Ala., May 31-June 3.

Last Updated May 21, 2018
 

  • Winners of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship for the last 10 years (2008-2017)

Inbee Park
Eun-Hee Ji
Paula Creamer
So Yeon Ryu
Na Yeon Choi
Michelle Wie
In Gee Chun
Brittany Lang
Sung Hyun Park

  • Winner and runner-up from the 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur (must be an amateur)

Sophia Schubert
Albane Valenzuela

  • Winner of the 2017 U.S. Girls’ Junior (must be an amateur)

Erica Shepherd

  • Winner of the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur (must be an amateur)

Kelsey Chugg

  • Winners of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship from 2014-2017

Inbee Park
Brooke Henderson
Danielle Kang

  • Winners of the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship from 2013-2017

Stacy Lewis
Mo Martin

Inbee Park
Ariya Jutanugarn
In-Kyung Kim

  • Winners of the ANA Inspiration Championship from 2014-2018

Lexi Thompson
Brittany Lincicome
Lydia Ko

So Yeon Ryu
Pernilla Lindberg

  • Winners of the Evian Championship from 2013-2017

Hyo Joo Kim
Lydia Ko
In Gee Chun
Anna Nordqvist

  • From the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, the 10 lowest scorers and anyone tying for 10th place

Hye-Jin Choi
Carlota Ciganda
Shanshan Feng
Mi Jung Hur
Sei Young Kim
Jeongeun6 Lee
Mirim Lee
Sung Hyun Park
So Yeon Ryu
Amy Yang

  • From the 2017 final official LPGA Tour money list, the top 75 leaders

Sung Hyun Park
So Yeon Ryu
Lexi Thompson
Shanshan Feng
Ariya Jutanugarn
Brooke Henderson
Cristie Kerr
Anna Nordqvist
Moriya Jutanugarn
Sei Young Kim
In Gee Chun
In-Kyung Kim
Lydia Ko
Mi Jung Hur
Stacy Lewis
Minjee Lee
Danielle Kang
Amy Yang
Michelle Wie
Lizette Salas
Mi Hyang Lee
Eun-Hee Ji
Carlotta Ciganda
Inbee Park
Jessica Korda
Marina Alex
Chella Choi
Katherine Kirk
Brittany Lincicome
Brittany Altomare
Jodi Ewart Shadoff
Austin Ernst
Haru Nomura
Jenny Shin
Hyo Joo Kim
Caroline Masson
Karine Icher
Jacqui Concolino
Ashleigh Buhai
Megan Khang
Angel Yin
Pornanong Phatlum
Charley Hull
Nelly Korda
Jennifer Song
Madelene Sagstrom
Sarah Jane Smith
Su Oh
Angela Stanford
Jeong Eun Lee
Candie Kung
Jane Park
Nicole Broch Larsen
Kim Kaufman
Sandra Gal Gonzalez
Ayako Uehara
Alena Sharp
Pernilla Lindberg
Azahara Munoz
Mo Martin
Gaby Lopez
Jing Yan
Peiyun Chien
Ally McDonald
Brittany Lang
Cydney Clanton
Wei-Ling Hsu
Sun Young Yoo
Olafia Kristindottir
Ryann O’Toole

  • Winners of LPGA co-sponsored events, whose victories are considered official, from the conclusion of the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Championship to the initiation of the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open Championship

In-Kyung Kim
Mi-Hyang Lee
Sung Hyun Park
Stacy Lewis
Lexi Thompson
Brooke Henderson
Jin-Young Ko
Eun-Hee Ji
Cristie Kerr
Shanshan Feng
Ariya Jutanugarn
Brittany Lincicome
Jessica Korda
Michelle Wie
Inbee Park
Moriya Jutanugarn

  • Top five Ladies European Tour members from the final 2017 LET Order of Merit

Georgia Hall
Carlotta Ciganda
Azahara Munoz
Klara Splikova
Anne Van Dam

  • Top five money leaders from the Japan LPGA Tour

Ai Suzuki
Min Young Lee
Teresa Lu

  • Top five money leaders from the Korea LPGA Tour

Jeongeun6 Lee
Ji-Hyun Kim
Jin Young Ko

  • Top three money leaders from 2017 China LPGA Tour

Saranporn Langkulgasettrin
Solar Lee
Supamas Sangchan

  • Any player in the top 50 of the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings as of April 25, 2018
Nasa Hataoka
 
  • Special exemptions as selected by the USGA

Karrie Webb

  • Those earning spots via sectional qualifying

Evelyn Arguelles (a)
Celia Barquin Arozamena (a)
Kaylee Benton (a)
Olivia Cason (a)
Tiffany Chan
Ssu-Chia Cheng
Robyn Choi (a)
Allisen Corpuz (a)
Katelyn Dambaugh
Casey Danielson
Celeste Dao (a)
Daniela Darquea
Lindy Duncan
Martina Edberg
Maria Fassi (a)
Kristen Gillman (a)
Julieta Granada
Linn Grant (a)
Kim Hani
Sophie Hausmann (a)
Celine Herbin
Maria Hernandez
Nannette Hill
Minami Hiruta
Jillian Hollis
Daniela Holmqvist
Fumika Kawagishi
Sarah Kemp
Dylan Kim (a)
Gina Kim (a)
Kotono Kozuma
Lucy Li (a)
Xiyu Lin
Yiyi Liu
Lee Lopez
Catriona Matthew
Wichanee Meechai
Emilia Migliaccio (a)
Giulia Molinaro
Becky Morgan
Grace Na
Emily K. Pedersen
Hyun Kyung Park
Paula Reto
Mel Reid
Sarah Schober
Yujeong Son (a)
Christine Song
Jenny Suh
Kaori Takayama
Kris Tamulis
Emma Talley
Patty Tavatanakit (a)
Sophie Walker
Elizabeth Wang (a)
Dana Williams (a)
Cheyenne Woods
Britney Yada
Lei Ye (a)

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