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2022 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Fast FactsFiddlesticks Country Club (Long Mean Course), Fort Myers, Fla.

Lauren Greenlief, in 2015, became the youngest champion in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship history. (USGA/Matt Sullivan)
   
   
Championship Venue Fiddlesticks Country Club, Fort Myers, Fla.
Opened 1983 (Long Mean Course)
Architect Ron Garl
Dates of Championship September 17-22
Field 132 Competitors
Yardage/Par TBD
Course/Slope Rating TBD
Entries Open Week of April 25, 2022
Entries Close July 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT
Eligibility Open to any female golfer who has reached her 25th birthday by September 17 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 9.4.
2021 Championship Blakesly Brock, of Chattanooga, Tenn., defeated Aliea Clark, of New York, N.Y., 5 and 4, at Berkeley Hall Club's North Course in the first final featuring two players in their first year of eligibility. Brock, who played collegiately at the University of Tennessee, became the third-youngest champion in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur history behind only Lauren Greenlief and Sarah Ingram. To read more, click here.
Quotable "I’m speechless. This has been an absolute dream week for me. I'm so happy. The course has been phenomenal. I've enjoyed it. The superintendent has done a great job, especially with the rain we had at the start of the week. The USGA has been absolutely incredible. It's a dream.” -- Blakesly Brock
Notable Events at Fiddlesticks C.C. 1998 Florida Women's Amateur (Marla Jemsek Weeks)
2010 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur (Mina Hardin)
2016 Florida State Amateur (Jacob Huizinga)
2021 Florida Open (Connor Arendell)
Past U.S. Women's Mid-Amateurs in Florida (2) 1988: Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island (Martha Lang)
2009: Golden Hills Hills Golf & Turf Club, Ocala (Martha Leach)
Notable U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Champions Martha Lang (1988); Carol Semple Thompson (1990, 1997); Sarah LeBrun Ingram (1991, 1993-94); Ellen Port (1995-96, 2000, 2011); Virginia Derby Grimes (1998) Meghan Stasi (2006-07, 2010, 2012); Martha Leach (2009); Julia Potter-Bobb (2013, 2016); Margaret Starosto (2014); Lauren Greenlief (2015); Kelsey Chugg (2017), Shannon Johnson (2018), Ina Kim-Schaad (2019)
Notable U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Runners-up Pat Cornett (1987); Page Marsh Lea (1989-90); Martha Lang (1991); Carol Semple Thompson (1992); Brenda Corrie Kuehn (1995); Mina Hardin (2001); Ellen Port (2002); Virginia Derby Grimes (2004); Laura Coble (2009); Margaret Starosto (2013, 2015); Julia Potter-Bobb (2014); Kelsey Chugg (2018)
Schedule of Play Saturday, Sept. 17 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Sept. 18 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Sept. 19 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Sept. 20 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Sept. 21 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Sept. 22 (Championship Match, 18 holes)
What Winner Receives -a gold medal
-custody of the Mildred Prunaret Trophy for one year
-exemption into the 2023 U.S. Women's Open at Pebble Beach (must be an amateur)
-exemption into the next 10 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateurs
-exemption into the next two U.S. Women's Amateurs
Match-Play Cut The low 64 scorers from stroke play will qualify for match play. If necessary, a playoff will be conducted to determine the final spots in the draw.