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2022 U.S. Women's Open presented by ProMedica Fast FactsPine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, N.C.

Yuka Saso matched Inbee Park as the youngest champion in U.S. Women's Open history last June at The Olympic Club. (Robert Beck/USGA)

   
Championship Venue Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, N.C.
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Architect Donald Ross (Renovated in 2004 by John Fought; restored in 2017 by Kyle Franz)
Opened 1928
Championship Dates June 2-5
Field 156 competitors
Entries Closed April 6, 2022
Entries Accepted 1,874 (record, surpassing 1,873 in 2005)
Yardage/Par 6,638/Par 71
Eligibility Open to any female professional or amateur whose Handicap Index does not exceed 2.4.
Qualifying Qualifying over 36 holes was held at 26 sites between April 19 and May 16 in 17 states and three countries. For results, click here.
New Presenting Partner ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated health and well-being organization that serves communities in 28 states, is the new presenting partner of the championship, helping to raise the purse to $10 million.
Exempt Players Click here to view the players exempt from qualifying
Hole by Hole PINE NEEDLES LODGE & GOLF RESORT
Hole 1:
502 yards (Par 5)
Hole 2: 419 yards (Par 4)
Hole 3: 131 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 393 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 188 yards (Par 3)
Hole 6: 404 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 417 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 351 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 375 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,180 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
513 yards (Par 5)
Hole 11: 368 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 399 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 204 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 440 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 524 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 171 yards (Par 3)
Hole 17: 426 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 413 yards (Par 4)
IN: 3,458 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 6,638 yards (Par 71)
2021 Championship Yuka Saso, of the Philippines, edged Nasa Hataoka, of Japan, in a three-hole playoff to win the championship at The Olympic Club (Lake Course) in San Francisco, Calif. Saso matched Inbee Park to the exact day as the youngest champion in U.S. Women's Open history at 19 years, 11 months, 17 days. To read more click here.
Quotable “I don't know what's happening in the Philippines right now, but I'm just thankful that there's so many people in the Philippines cheering for me. I don't know how to thank them. They gave me so much energy. I want to say thank you to everyone.” -- Yuka Saso
What Champion Receives -A gold medal
-Custody of Harton Semple Trophy for one year
-Exemption into the next 10 U.S. Women's Open Championships
-Exemptions into the next five playings of the ANA Inspiration, AIG Women's British Open, KPMG Women's PGA Championship and Amundi Evian Championship
Schedule of Play Thursday, June 2 (18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, June 3 (18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, June 4 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, June 5 (18 holes, stroke play)
Cut Low 60 scorers and ties will play the final 36 holes
Playoff Should there be a tie after 72 holes, a two-hole aggregate playoff will take place immediately following play
Notable U.S. Women's Open Champions Babe Didrikson Zaharias; Mickey Wright; Louise Suggs; Betsy Rawls; Susie Maxwell Berning; Hollis Stacy; Donna Caponi; JoAnne Gunderson Carner; Amy Alcott; Laura Davies; Betsy King; Patty Sheehan; Annika Sorenstam; Juli Inkster; Karrie Webb; Meg Mallon; Se Ri Pak; Inbee Park; Cristie Kerr; Paula Creamer; Michelle Wie
Notable Past Events at Pine Needles 1989 U.S. Girls' Junior (Brandie Burton)
1991 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur (Phyllis Preuss)
1996 U.S. Women's Open (Annika Sorenstam)
2001 U.S. Women's Open (Karrie Webb)
2007 U.S. Women's Open (Cristie Kerr)
2019 U.S. Senior Women's Open (Helen Alfredsson)
Notable Fact 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee Peggy Kirk Bell bought Pine Needles with her husband, Warren "Bullet" Bell, in 1953. Bell, a former USA Curtis Cup competitor, became a world-class golf instructor after her playing days on the fledgling LPGA Tour.
Broadcast Schedule Thursday, June 2: 1-3 p.m. (ET)/Peacock; 3-8 p.m./USA
Friday, June 3: 1-3 p.m. (ET)/Peacock; 3-8 p.m./USA
Saturday, June 4: Noon-1 p.m. (ET)/Peacock; 1-3 p.m./USA; 3-6 p.m./NBC
Sunday, June 5: 1-3 p.m. (ET)/USA; 3-7 p.m./NBC
 
Future U.S. Women's Open Venues 2023: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif./June 6-9
2024: Lancaster Country Club, Lancaster, Pa./May 30-June 2
2025: Erin Hills, Erin, Wis./May 29-June 1
2026: The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisade, Calif./Dates TBD
2027: Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio/Dates TBD
2028: Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa./Dates TBD
2029: PInehurst Resort & C.C. (Course No. 2), Village of Pinehurst, N.C./Dates TBD
2030: Interlachen Country Club, Edina, Minn./Dates TBD
2031: Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Dates TBD
2034: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa./Dates TBD
2042: Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Dates TBD
2046: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa./Dates TBD