USGA releases 26 qualifying sites for 2024 U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster CC

The 2024 U.S. Women's Open will be played at Lancaster CC for the second time.

The 2024 U.S. Women's Open will be played at Lancaster CC for the second time.

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The 2024 U.S. Women’s Open will return to Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster, Penn., for the second time this spring. In Lancaster Country Club’s U.S. Women’s Open debut in 2015, the championship was won by In-Gee Chun, who claimed her first major with the victory. She has since won two more majors, the 2016 Evian and the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.

Amateur and professional U.S. Women’s Open hopefuls now have a designated path to the championship. On Tuesday, the USGA released the host course list for the U.S. Women’s Open’s 2024 qualifiers. The qualifiers will be held on 23 total sites across 17 states, plus one each in Canada, Japan and Germany, between April 15 and May 20.

Unlike the men’s championship, the women do not play in 18-hole local qualifiers to earn entry into final qualifying. Instead, women compete over 36 holes at one of the 26 qualifying sites, with top finishers earning direct entry into the championship.

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To enter the championship, amateur women must have a USGA handicap index of 2.4 or better.

Demand for the U.S. Women’s Open has been on an upward trajectory, breaking entry records in back-to-back years. Last year, the USGA set a new record for the number of entries as 2,107 players attempted to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open at Pebble Beach.

Hopeful qualifiers can apply online until April 3 at 5 p.m. ET. The U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster CC will be played May 30-June 2, 2024. Check out the full list of 2024 qualifying sites below.

2024 U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying Sites

Monday, April 15 (2)

El Macero (Calif.) C.C.

The Vancouver G.C., Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Tuesday, April 16 (1)

The Village Course at Waikola, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii

Monday, April 22 (1)

Boso C.C. (East/West Courses), Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Tuesday, April 23 (2)

Soboba Springs Golf Course, San Jacinto, Calif.

Rainier G. & C.C., Seattle, Wash.

Thursday, April 25 (1)

Belle Haven C.C., Alexandria, Va.

Monday, April 29 (2)

Soule Park Golf Course, Ojai, Calif.

Rockwall G. & Athletic Club, Rockwall, Texas

Tuesday, April 30 (2)

Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, Westminster, Colo.

Starmount Forest C.C., Greensboro, N.C.

Wednesday, May 1 (1)

Winchester (Mass.) C.C.

Thursday, May 2 (1)

Ohio State University G.C. (Scarlet Course), Columbus, Ohio

Monday, May 6 (5)

Pinnacle Peak C.C., Scottsdale, Ariz.

San Joaquin C.C., San Jose, Calif.

Sugar Mill C.C. (Red/White Courses), New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

Dunwoody C.C., Atlanta, Ga.

Woodhill C.C., Wayzata, Minn.

Tuesday, May 7 (1)

Shannopin C.C., Pittsburgh, Pa.

Wednesday, May 8 (1)

Sunset C.C., St. Louis, Mo.

Friday, May 10 (1)

The Club at Admirals Cove (North/West Courses), Jupiter, Fla.

Monday, May 13 (4)

Bradenton (Fla.) C.C.

Briarwood C.C., Deerfield, Ill.

Haworth (N.J.) C.C.

Golfcrest C.C., Pearland, Texas

Monday, May 20 (1)

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