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Player Bio: Lauren Gomez (a)2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 19
Country: United States
College: Pepperdine
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai, Calif., on April 26

The Murrieta, Calif., resident qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open by shooting 8-under-par 136 (68-68) at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai, Calif., to earn medalist honors. The Pepperdine University freshman accomplished this feat a week after winning the West Coast Conference title at Reflection Bay Golf Club in Henderson, Nev., for her first collegiate victory. Qualified for the 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur. Gomez also reached the Round of 16 of the 2018 and 2019 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball with partner Olivia Yun. Also qualified for match play in the 2018 U.S. Girls' Junior. Advanced to the semifinals of the 2020 California Women's Amateur. Also was named the 2017 San Diego Junior Golf Association Player of the Year. 

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 74-78 +10 MC