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2022 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Fast FactsGrand Reserve Golf Club, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico


Teens Avery Zweig (left) and Gianna Clemente advanced to the semifinals last April in their first year as a four-ball side. (USGA/Darren Carroll)

Championship Venue Grand Reserve Golf Club, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Opened 2006
Architect Tom Kite
Dates of Championship April 20-24
Social Hashtag #USWFourBall
Field Size 64 sides
Eligibility Each member of the side cannot have a USGA Handicap Index that exceeds 14.4
Entries Accepted 351 sides (702 players)
Qualifying Qualifying took place at 28 sites from Aug. 18 to Nov. 15, 2021. See results
Yardage/Par 6,397 yards/Par 72
Course/Slope Rating 133/77.7
Course Fact Grand Reserve Golf Club has been the host site for the PGA Tour's annual Puerto Rico Open since 2008.
Exempt Sides (6) Kelsey Chugg/Julia Potter-Bobb (Special Exemption/Maternity)
LoraLie Cowart/Ava Merrill (2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball quarterfinalists)
Taylor Ledwin/Megan Welch (2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball quarterfinalists)
Savannah Barber/Alexa Saldana (2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Gianna Clemente/Avery Zweig (2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Laney Frye/Maria Villanueva (Both players among top 400 points leaders in the Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
2021 Championship A pair of 17-year-olds, Savannah Barber, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Alexa Saldana, of Mexico, defeated Floridians Jillian Bourdage and Casey Weidenfeld, 5 and 4, in the championship match at Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. Barber and Saldana met at a Dallas-area golf academy. Bourdage and Weidenfeld finished as runners-up for the second consecutive championship (the event was not conducted in 2020 due to COVID-19). To read more, click here.
Quote "We've been preparing for this for a few weeks, and we [thought we] had a good chance to win.”-- Alexa Saldana
Hole 1:
405 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 501 yards (Par 5)
Hole 3: 326 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 386 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 487 yards (Par 5)
Hole 6: 138 yards (Par 3)
Hole 7: 372 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 192 yards (Par 3)
Hole 9: 358 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,165 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10: 377 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 153 yards (Par 3)
Hole 12: 407 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 339 yards (Par 4)
Hole 14: 416 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 536 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 128 yards (Par 3)
Hole 17: 346 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 530 yards (Par 5)
IN: 3,232 yards (Par 5)
TOTAL: 6,397 yards (Par 72)
Previous Events at Grand Reserve Golf Club PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open held annually since 2008; Notable Winners:
Alex Cejka
Tony Finau (2016)
Viktor Hovland (2020)
Branden Grace (2021)  
Schedule of Play Wednesday, April 20 (18 holes, stroke play)
Thursday, April 21 (18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, April 22 (Round of 32, match play)
Saturday, April 23 (Round of 16/quarterfinal matches)
Sunday, April 24 (Semifinal matches/Championship match)
What Champions Receive - A gold medal
- Custody of the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Trophy for one year
- 10-year exemption from qualifying for U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball
- Exemption for each player to 2022 U.S. Women's Amateur
- Exemptions into 2022 U.S. Girls' Junior, U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, if age eligible  
Match-Play Cut 32 sides will qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play
Future Sites 2023: The Home Course, DuPont, Wash./May 13-17
2026: The Daniel Island Club, Charleston, S.C./May 2-6
2037: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. (Dates TBD)