U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN

Fast Facts for 2023 U.S. Women's Open

By David Shefter, USGA

| Jan 31, 2023 | Liberty Corner, N.J.

Fast Facts for 2023 U.S. Women's Open

   
Championship Venue Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links
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Volunteer Applications available here
Architect Jack Neville and Douglas Grant (Renovated in 1928 by H. Chandler Egan; Jack Nicklaus created new 5th hole in 1998)
Opened 1919
Championship Dates July 6-9
Field 156 competitors
Entries 2,107 (record)
Yardage/Par 6,509 yards/Par 72 (Subject to change)
Eligibility Open to any female professional or amateur whose Handicap Index® does not exceed 2.4.
Qualifying Qualifying over 36 holes will be held at various sites between May 9 and June 7.
Hole by Hole PEBBLE BEACH (CALIF.) GOLF LINKS
(Yardages subject to change)
Hole 1:
344 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 509 yards (Par 5)
Hole 3: 384 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 308 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 187 yards (Par 3)
Hole 6: 496 yards (Par 5)
Hole 7: 107 yards (Par 3)
Hole 8: 395 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 437 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,167 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
429 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 367 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 173 yards (Par 3)
Hole 13: 391 yards (Par 4)
Hole 14: 542 yards (Par 5)
Hole 15: 376 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 374 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 175 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 515 yards (Par 5)
IN: 3,342 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 6,509 yards (Par 72)
2022 Championship Minjee Lee, of Australia, eclipsed the 72-hole scoring record with a 13-under total of 271 to win the 77th U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club. Lee became the seventh player to win both the U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Girls' Junior titles, joining a legendary list of players. To read more click here.
Quotable “I mean, this is pretty special. This is the one I've always wanted to win since I was a little kid, so it just feels pretty amazing to be able to get it done today. I just can't believe it.” -- Minjee Lee
What Champion Receives -The Mickey Wright Medal
-Custody of Harton S. Semple Trophy for one year
-Exemption into the next 10 U.S. Women's Open Championships
-Exemptions into the next five playings of the Chevron Championship, AIG Women's British Open, KPMG Women's PGA Championship and Amundi Evian Championship
Schedule of Play Thursday, July 6 (18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, July 7 (18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, July 8 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, July 9 (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, Minjee Lee
Notable Past Events at Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links 1929 U.S. Amateur (Jimmie Johnston)
1940 U.S. Women's Amateur (Betty Jameson)
1947 U.S. Amateur (Skee Riegel)
1948 U.S. Women's Amateur (Grace Lenczyk)
1961 U.S. Amateur (Jack Nicklaus)
1972 U.S. Open (Jack Nicklaus)
1977 PGA Championship (Lanny Wadkins)
1982 U.S. Open (Tom Watson)
1992 U.S. Open (Tom Kite)
1999 U.S. Amateur (David Gossett)
2000 U.S. Open (Tiger Woods)
2010 U.S. Open (Graeme McDowell)
2018 U.S. Amateur (Viktor Hovland)
2019 U.S. Open (Gary Woodland)
Notable Fact Pebble Beach (Calif.) Golf Links has been the annual site of the AT&T National Pro-Am, also known as the Crosby Clambake, since 1947. Bing Crosby started the event in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., in 1937 before moving up the coast to the Monterey Peninsula. 
Broadcast Schedule (All times ET) Thursday, July 6 (Round 1)
4 p.m.-6 p.m. (Peacock)
6 p.m.-11 p.m. (USA Network)
Friday, July 7 (Round 2)
4 p.m.-6 p.m. (Peacock)
6 p.m.-11 p.m. (USA Network)
Saturday, July 8 (Round 3)
3 p.m.-9 p.m. (NBC)
Sunday, July 9 (Final Round)
3 p.m.-9 p.m. (NBC)
Future U.S. Women's Open Venues 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
2032: The Los Angeles Country Club, Los Angeles, Calif./Dates TBD
2033: Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill./Dates TBD
2034: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa./Dates TBD
2035: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif./Dates TBD
2038: Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa./Dates TBD
2040: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif./Dates TBD
2042: Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Dates TBD
2045: The Country Club, Brookline, Mass./Dates TBD
2046: Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa./Dates TBD 
2048: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif./Dates TBD