2020 U.S. Women's Amateur Fast FactsWoodmont Country Club, Rockville, Md.

Kristen Gillman won the second of her two U.S. Women's Amateur titles in 2018. (USGA/Steven Gibbons)

   
Championship Venue Woodmont Country Club (North Course), Rockville, Md.
Dates of Championship August 3-9
Opened 1950
Architect Alfred H. Tull (renovations by Arthur Hills, 1999 and 2007)
Yardage/Par TBD
Field 156 competitors
Entries Open Early spring
Eligibility Open to any female amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 5.4
2019 Championship Gabriela Ruffels, a rising junior at the University of Southern California, became the first Australian to hoist the Robert Cox Trophy when she defeated Stanford University rising senior Albane Valenzuela, of Switzerland, 1 up, in the 36-hole final at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss. It was the second runner-up finish in three years for Valenzuela.
Quotable “I don’t really know yet. It’s been kind of a blur the last kind of 20 minutes. But this is amazing. This is what you dream of as a kid when you start playing golf. This is the biggest championship in amateur golf. I’m still speechless.” -- Gabriela Ruffels
Notable Events at Woodmont C.C.

U.S. Open sectional qualifying 32 of last 33 years
Three U.S. Women's Open sectional qualifiers
12 Maryland State open and amateur championships
Four Middle Atlantic Championships
Bobby Gorin Memorial, an annual junior tournament contested the last 59 years

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); Kristen Gillman (2014, 2018) 
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. 3 (18 holes, stroke play)
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (18 holes, stroke play)
Wednesday, Aug. 5 (Round of 64, match play)
Thursday, Aug. 6 (Rounds of 32 and 16, match play)
Friday, Aug. 7 (Quarterfinals, match play)
Saturday Aug. 8 (Semifinals, match play)
Sunday, Aug. 9 (Championship match, 36 holes)
Cut The low 64 scorers after 36 holes of stroke play will advance to match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to trim the draw to exactly 64 competitors.
Notable Fact Shigeki Maruyama shot a 58 on Woodmont's South Course during a U.S. Open sectional qualifier in 2000
Future Sites 2021: Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y./Aug. 2-8