U.S. SENIOR WOMEN'S OPEN

Fast Facts for 2024 U.S. Senior Women's Open

By David Shefter, USGA

| Oct 20, 2023 | Liberty Corner, N.J.

Fast Facts for 2024 U.S. Senior Women's Open

Championship Venue Fox Chapel Golf Club, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Architect Seth Raynor (renovation by Brian Silva in 1999-2000; restoration by Fazio Design in 2019-20)
Opened 1923
Championship Dates August 1-4
Field 120 competitors
Tickets Tickets will go on sale at a date to be determined.
Entries Open February 14, 2024
Entries Close May 29, 2024 (5 p.m. ET)
Yardage/Par 5,966 yards/Par 71 (Yardages and par subject to change)
Eligibility Open to any female professional or amateur who is 50 years of age on or before Aug. 1 and whose Handicap Index® does not exceed 7.4.
Qualifying Qualifying over 18 holes will take place at to-be-determined sites in mid-summer. 
2023 Championship Trish Johnson, of England, became the fourth player from Europe to capture the U.S. Senior Women's Open, holding off Linda Lindley and Catriona Matthew at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Ore. Johnson, who was the runner-up in 2019 and finished third in the inaugural championship in 2018, closed with an even-par 72 to edge Lindley, the 2022 runner-up, by one stroke. She posted a 72-hole total of 4-under 284. To read more click here.
Quotable “I am so knackered, I've got to be honest. Just amazing, honestly. Yeah, it's something I've always wanted to do, win a USGA event. Never even came close in a regular U.S. Open.” -- Trish Johnson
What Champion Receives -A gold medal
-Custody of the U.S. Senior Women's Open Trophy for one year
-Exemptions into the next 10 U.S. Senior Women's Open Championships
-Exemption into the 2025 U.S. Women's Open Championship
Hole by hole (Subject to change) FOX CHAPEL GOLF CLUB
Hole 1:
382 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 463 yards (Par 5)
Hole 3: 158 yards (Par 3)
Hole 4: 412 yards (Par 4)
Hole 5: 324 yards (Par 4)
Hole 6: 160 yards (Par 3)
Hole 7: 279 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 457 yards (Par 5)
Hole 9: (391 yards (Par 4)
OUT: 3,026 yards (Par 36)
Hole 10:
363 yards (Par 4)
Hole 11: 138 yards (Par 3)
Hole 12: 321 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 354 yards (Par 4)
Hole 14: 326 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 325 yards (Par 4)
Hole 16: 367 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 185 yards (Par 3)
Hole 18: 534 yards (Par 5)
IN: 2,940 yards (Par 35)
TOTAL: 5,966 yards (Par 71)
Fast Facts In the 2002 Curtis Cup Match at Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh-area native and amateur stalwart Carol Semple Thompson holed a 27-foot birdie putt in Sunday singles to clinch the Match for the Americans. Thompson was playing in her 12th and final Curtis Cup. 
Schedule of Play Thursday, Aug. 1 (18 holes, stroke play)
Friday, Aug. 2 (18 holes, stroke play)
Saturday, Aug. 3 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, Aug. 4 (18 holes, stroke play)
Cut Low 50 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 Past Events at Fox Chapel Golf Club 1965 U.S. Senior Amateur (Robert B. Kiersky)
1985 U.S. Women's Amateur (Michiko Hattori)
2002 Curtis Cup (USA)
2012 Senior Players Championship (Joe Daley)
2013 Senior Players Championship (Kenny Perry)
2014 Senior Players Championship (Bernhard Langer)
Broadcast Schedule TBD
Future Sites 2025: San Diego Country Club, Chula Vista, Calif./Aug. 21-24
2027: Tacoma Country & Golf Club, Lakewood, Wash./Aug. 19-22
2030: Spyglass Hill, Pebble Beach, Calif./TBD
2032: Prairie Dunes Country Club, Hutchinson, Kan./TBD