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2023 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Fast FactsStonewall (North Course), Elverson, Pa.

Julia Potter-Bobb, the first female left-hnaded champion in USGA history, owns a pair of U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur titles. (USGA/Chris Keane)

   
   
Championship Venue Stonewall (North Course), Elverson, Pa.
Opened 2003 (North Course)
Architect Tom Doak
Dates of Championship September 9-14
Field 132 Competitors
Yardage/Par 5,971 yards/Par 71 (Subject to Change)
Course/Slope Rating TBD
Entries Open April 19
Eligibility Open to any female golfer who has reached her 25th birthday by September 9 and whose Handicap Index does not exceed 9.4.
Qualifying Qualifying, over 18 holes, will be conducted at a number of to-be-determined sites between July 26 and Aug. 24.
2022 Championship Two years after giving birth to a son, Krissy Carman defeated graduate student and former UCLA golfer Aliea Clark, 2 and 1, in the 18-hole championship match at Fiddlesticks Country Club's Long Mean Course in Ft. Myers, Fla. Carman became the first mom in 11 years to win the title. This was the second consecutive championship-match defeat for Clark. To read more, click here.
Quotable “I'm in disbelief; feels amazing. Obviously I planned out our outfits for the week. I was just hoping that we would be able to wear all the matching ones, and it happened.” -- Krissy Carman
Hole by Hole STONEWALL (NORTH COURSE)
(Yardages and Par Subject to Change)
Hole 1:
374 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 126 yards (Par 3)
Hole 3: 460 yards (Par 5)
Hole 4: 382 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 390 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 135 yards (Par 3)
Hole 7: 459 yards (Par 5)
Hole 8: 524 yards (Par 5)
Hole 9: 163 yards (Par 3)
OUT: 3,013 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
346 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 378 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 314 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 150 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 365 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 332 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 390 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 188 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 495 yards (Par 5)
IN: 2,958 yards (Par 35)
TOTAL: 5,971 yards (Par 71)
Notable Events at Stonewall 1996 Philadelphia Open (Jim Booros)
2003 Pennsylvania Open (Steven Wheatcroft)
2006 Ladies National Golf Association Amateur (Susannah Aboff)
2009 Golf Association of Philadelphia Amateur (Conrad Von Borsig)
2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur (Stewart Hagestad)
2019 Golf Association of Philadelphia Amateur (Jeremy Wall)
Past U.S. Women's Mid-Amateurs in Pennsylvania (2) 1990 Allegheny Country Club, Sewickley (Carol Semple Thompson)
2016: The Kahkwa Club, Erie (Julia Potter-Bobb)
Fast Fact Stonewall features two 18-hole championship layouts; the North Course and the Old Course, which opened in 1993.
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. 9 (Stroke Play, Round 1, 18 holes)
Sunday, Sept. 10 (Stroke Play, Round 2, 18 holes)
Monday, Sept. 11 (Round of 64, match play)
Tuesday, Sept. 12 (Round of 32/Round of 16, match play)
Wednesday, Sept. 13 (Quarterfinals/Semifinals, match play)
Thursday, Sept. 14 (Championship Match, 18 holes)
What Winner Receives -a gold medal
-custody of the Mildred Prunaret Trophy for one year
-exemption into the 2024 U.S. Women's Open Presented by ProMedica at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club (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.
Future Sites 2024: Brae Burn Country Club, West Newton, Mass./Sept. 7-12