U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR FOUR-BALL

Fast Facts for 2024 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball

By David Shefter, USGA

| Aug 11, 2023 | Liberty Corner, N.J.

Fast Facts for 2024 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball

Championship Venue Oak Hills Country Club,  San Antonio, Texas
Opened 1922
Architect A.W. Tillinghast
Dates of Championship May 11-15
Social Hashtag #USWFourBall
Field Size 64 sides
Eligibility Each member of the side cannot have a USGA Handicap Index® that exceeds 14.4
Entries Accepted 436 sides (Record, previous mark of 425 sides set in 2021)
Qualifying Qualifying, over 18 holes, is being held at 29 sites from Aug. 22, 2023 to Dec. 14, 2023. For results, click here.
Yardage/Par 6,204 yards/Par 71 (Subject to change)
Course/Slope Rating TBD
Course Fact Holes 9 and 18 at Oak Hills Country Club are par-3s, making it one of the few courses in the world where both closing holes of each nine end with a one-shotter.  
Exempt Sides (15) Thienna Huynh/Sara Im (2022 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Savannah Barber/Alexa Saldana (2021 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball champions)
Gianna Clemente/Yana Wilson (Both players among top 400 points leaders in Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Amelia Guo/Grace Jin (2022 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Kary Hollenbaugh/Anna Ritter (2022 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Kaitlyn Schroeder/Reagan Zibilski (Both players among top 400 points leaders in Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Kate Villegas/Tiffany Le (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball runners-up)
Leigh Chien/Anna Huang (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Angela Zhang/Alice Ziyi Zhao (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball semifinalists)
Vanessa Borovilos/Cara Heisterkamp (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball quarterfinalists)
Melanie Walker/Sydney Hackett (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball quarterfinalists)
Ami Gianchandani/Kaitlyn Lee (2023 U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball quarterfinalists)
Maddi Kamas/Lua Pousa Dacasa (Both players among top 400 points leaders in Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Savannah Grewal/Annabelle Pancake (Both players among top 400 points leaders in Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
Brooke Rivers/Michelle Liu (Both players among top 400 points leaders in Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking)
2023 Championship Teenagers Gianna Clemente, of Estero, Fla., and Avery Zweig, of McKinney, Texas, became the youngest champions in the brief history of the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Championship with their 3-and-1 victory over current collegians Tiffany Le and Kate Villegas at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. Clemente had been the runner-up in the previous year's U.S. Girls' Junior, while Zweig was the youngest Women's Amateur Four-Ball competitor five years earlier at 11 years, 3 months. To read more, click here.
Quote “It means the world. The USGA makes their championships and titles very difficult, and if someone has won a USGA championship of any kind that's a very large feat.” -- Avery Zweig
Hole by hole OAK HILLS COUNTRY CLUB (Yardage and par subject to change)
Hole 1:
349 yards (Par 4)
Hole 2: 171 yards (Par 3)
Hole 3: 417 yards (Par 4)
Hole 4: 367 yards (Par 3)
Hole 5: 571 yards (Par 5)
Hole 6: 345 yards (Par 4)
Hole 7: 401 yards (Par 4)
Hole 8: 296 yards (Par 4)
Hole 9: 143 yards (Par 3)
OUT: 3,060 yards (Par 35)
Hole 10:
478 yards (Par 5)
Hole 11: 374 yards (Par 4)
Hole 12: 412 yards (Par 4)
Hole 13: 162 yards (Par 3)
Hole 14: 301 yards (Par 4)
Hole 15: 509 yards (Par 5)
Hole 16: 370 yards (Par 4)
Hole 17: 350 yards (Par 4)
Hole 18: 188 yards (Par 3)
IN: 3,144 yards (Par 36)
TOTAL: 6,204 yards (Par 71)
Previous Events at Oak Hills Country Club 2001 U.S. Junior Amateur (Henry Liaw)
24 Texas Opens (Notable champions Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Ben Crenshaw, Corey Pavin)
Host of PGA Tour Champions' AT&T Championship 2002-10
(Notable winners Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Fred Funk and John Cook)
1987 Tour Championship (Tom Watson)  
Schedule of Play Saturday, May 11 (18 holes, stroke play)
Sunday, May 12 (18 holes, stroke play)
Monday, May 13 (Round of 32, match play)
Tuesday, May 14 (Round of 16/quarterfinal matches)
Wednesday, May 15 (Semifinal matches/Championship match)
What Champions Receive - A gold medal
- Custody of the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Trophy for one year
- 10-year exemption from qualifying for U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball
- Exemption for each player to 2024 U.S. Women's Amateur at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.
- Exemptions into 2024 U.S. Girls' Junior, U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, if age eligible
-Their names inscribed on a plaque recognizing all 2024 USGA champions that will reside in the Hall of Champions at the USGA Golf Museum in Liberty Corner, N.J.   
Match-Play Cut 32 sides will qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play
Future Sites 2025: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, Nichols Hills, Okla./May 10-14
2026: The Daniel Island Club, Charleston, S.C./May 2-6
2029: Desert Mountain Club, Scottsdale, Ariz./May 12-16
2037: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore. (Dates TBD)