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2022 Curtis Cup Fast Facts October 25, 2021 | Liberty Corner, N.J. and St. Andrews, Scotland By USGA and The R&A

The USA retained the Curtis Cup in Wales last September with an impressive rally the final two days at Conwy Golf Club. (Oisin Keniry/USGA)

   
Championship Venue Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa.
Opened 1912
Architect Hugh Wilson (renovation by Gil Hanse from 2014-18)
Dates of Competition June 10-12
Par/Yardage 6,022 yards/Par 70 (Subject to change)
Makeup of Teams Eight female amateurs from the USA vs. team from Great Britain and Ireland
Team Selection The USGA's International Team Selection Committee chooses the USA Team, while The R&A picks the GB&I side.
Captains Sarah Ingram (USA)
GB&I TBD
Series Record USA leads series 30-8-3
2021 Match The USA rallied from a three-point deficit after Day 1 to defeat its Great Britain and Ireland counterparts, 12.5-7.5 at Conwy Golf Club in Wales. The Americans retained the Cup following its dominant 17-3 performance in 2018 at Quaker Ridge. The biennial competition was postponed one year due to COVID-19. World No. 1 Rose Zhang led the USA with a 4-0-1 mark. To read more, click here
Quotable “It was like, oh my God, we won. Again, the comeback we made, I'm so proud of our team. We really kept fighting.." -- Rachel Kuehn (USA competitor who secured the winning point)
Hole by Hole MERION GOLF CLUB (Yardages and par subject to change)
Hole 1:
358 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 554 yards (Par 5)
Hole 3: 162 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 558 yards (Par 5)
Hole 5: 394 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 410 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 354 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 327 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 148 yards (Par 3)
OUT: 3,265 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
263 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 326 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 332 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 107 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 386 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 361 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 373 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 201 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 408 yards (Par 4)
IN: 2,757 yards (Par 34)
TOTAL: 6,022 yards (Par 70)
Notable Events at Merion Golf Club

1904 U.S. Women's Amateur (Georgianna Bishop)
1909 U.S. Women's Amateur (Dorothy Campbell)
1916 U.S. Amateur (Charles "Chick" Evans)
1924 U.S. Amateur (Bob Jones)
1926 U.S. Women's Amateur (Helen Stetson)
1930 U.S. Amateur (Bob Jones, final leg of Grand Slam)
1934 U.S. Open (Olin Dutra)
1949 U.S. Women's Amateur (Dorothy Porter)
1950 U.S. Open (Ben Hogan)
1954 Curtis Cup Match (USA)
1960 World Amateur Team Championship (USA)
1966 U.S. Amateur (Gary Cowan)
1971 U.S. Open (Lee Trevino)
1981 U.S. Open (David Graham)
1989 U.S. Amateur (Chris Patton)
1998 U.S. Girls' Junior (Leigh Anne Hardin)
2005 U.S. Amateur (Edoardo Molinari)
2007 Walker Cup Match (USA)
2013 U.S. Open (Justin Rose)

Curtis Cups in Pennsylvania (2) 1954: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore (USA won 6-3)
2002: Fox Chapel Golf Club, Pittsburgh (USA won 11-7)
Fast Fact Merion was the site where Bob Jones completed his Grand Slam of 1930 when he captured the U.S. Amateur. He previously had won The Open and Amateur Championships in the United Kingdom, and the U.S. Open at Interlachen Country Club outside of Minneapolis.
Return to Merion Merion was the site of the 1954 Curtis Cup Match won by the USA, 6-3. The 1954 USA Team included Barbara Romack, who would win the U.S. Women's Amateur later that fall, 1953 U.S. Women's Amateur champion Mary Lena Faulk, Polly Riley, Patricia Lesser and future five-time U.S. Senior Women's Amateur champion Carolyn Cudone.
Notable USA Curtis Cup Players Glenna Collett Vare; Louise Suggs; JoAnne Gunderson Carner; Ann Sander; Carol Semple Thompson; Beth Daniel; Nancy Lopez; Juli Inkster; Cristie Kerr; Paula Creamer; Michelle Wie; Lexi Thompson; Jessica Korda
Notable GB&I Players Mary McKenna; Belle Robertson; Angela Bonnallack; Laura Davies; Catriona Matthew; Karen Stupples; Leona Maguire; Charley Hull; Bronte Law; Georgia Hall
Most Curtis Cup Appearances USA: Carol Semple Thompson (12)
GB&I: Mary McKenna (9)
Schedule of Events Wednesday, June 9 (Opening Ceremony)
Thursday, June 10 (Three morning foursomes and three afternoon four-ball matches)
Friday, June 11 (Three morning foursomes; three afternoon four-ball matches)
Saturday, June 12 (Eight singles matches; Closing ceremony)
Scoring One point is awarded for each victory, while each team receives a half-point for a tied match. The USA needs 10 points to retain the Cup, while GB&I needs 10.5 points to reclaim it
Broadcast Schedule TBD
Future Sites 2024: Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire, England/Dates TBD
2026: Bel-Air Country Club, Los Angeles, Calif./June 12-14
2038: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore./Dates TBD