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DATES:  Thursday, July 7th through Sunday, July 10th
SITE:  The Broadmoor (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colorado
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Donald Ross (1918), Robert Trent Jones Sr (1948)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  7,047
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 420 yds 10 - Par 4 460 yds
2 - Par 4 339 yds 11 - Par 4 440 yds
3 - Par 5 560 yds 12 - Par 3 223 yds
4 - Par 3 142 yds 13 - Par 4 450 Yds
5 - Par 4 426 yds 14 - Par 4 413 yds
6 - Par 4 402 yds 15 - Par 4 432 yds
7 - Par 4 426 yds 16 - Par 3 180 yds
8 - Par 3 166 yds 17 - Par 5 600 yds
9 - Par 5 535 yds 18 - Par 4 443 yds
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36 3,416 yds 35 3,631 yds
Annual: 66th
Defending Champion: Paula Creamer
Runner-Up: Suzann Pettersen, Na Yeon Choi
Tournament Record: 272 (Annika Sorenstam, 1996 - Pine Needles - Par 70)
Tournament Record: 274 (Alison Nicholas, 1997 - Pumpkin Ridge GC - Par 71;
Meg Mallon, 2004 - Orchards Golf Club - Par 71)
Tournament Record: 272 (Juli Inkster, 1999 - Old Waverly GC - Par 72)
54-Hole Record: 201 (Juli Inkster, 1999 - Old Waverly GC)
36-Hole Record: 132 (Helen Alfredsson, 1994 - Indianwood Golf and CC)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Helen Alfredsson, 1994 - Indianwood Golf and CC)
9-Hole Record: 30 (Pamela Wright, 1994 - Indianwood Golf and CC;
Juli Inkster, 1997 - Pumpkin Ridge GC;
Raquel Carriedo, 2002 - Prairie Dunes CC;
Brittany Lincicome (a), 2004 - Orchards Golf Club)
Total Purse: $3,250,000
Shares: 1st Place - $585,000; 2nd Place - $355,000; 3rd-Place - $235,000
2010 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Paula Creamer 281 Amy Yang 287
Suzann Pettersen 285 Jiyai Shin 287
Na Yeon Choi 285 Christina Kim 289
I.K. Kim 286 Inbee Park 289
Brittany Lang 287 Three players at 290
Past U.S. Women's Open Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up (Site)
2010 Paula Creamer (281) -- Suzann Pettersen, Na Yeon Choi
(Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania)
2009 Eun-Hee Ji (284) -- Candie Kung
(Saucon Valley Country Club (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
2008 Inbee Park (283) -- Helen Alfredsson
(Interlachen Country Club, Edina, Minnesota)
2007 Cristie Kerr (279) -- Angela Park, Lorena Ochoa
(Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina)
2006 *Annika Sorenstam (284) -- Pat Hurst
(Newport Country Club, Newport, Rhode Island)
2005 Birdie Kim (287) -- Morgan Pressel (a), Brittany Lang (a)
(Cherry Hills Country Club, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado)
2004 Meg Mallon (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
(Orchards Golf Club, South Hadley, Massachusetts)
2003 *Hilary Lunke (283) -- Angela Stanford, Kelly Robbins
(Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Oregon)
2002 Juli Inkster (276) -- Annika Sorenstam
(Prairie Dunes Country Club, Hutchinson, Kansas)
2001 Karrie Webb (273) -- Se Ri Pak
(Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina)
2000 Karrie Webb (282) -- Cristie Kerr, Meg Mallon
(Merit Club, Libertyville, Illinois)
1999 Juli Inkster (272) -- Sherri Turner
(Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point, Mississippi)
1998 *Se Ri Pak (290) -- Jenny Chuasiriporn (a)
(Blackwolf Run Golf Course, Kohler, Wisconsin)
1997 Alison Nicholas (274) -- Nancy Lopez
(Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (Witch Hollow Course), North Plains, Oregon)
1996 Annika Sorenstam (272) -- Kris Tschetter
(Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, North Carolina)
1995 Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Meg Mallon
(Broadmoor Golf Club (East Course), Colorado Springs, Colorado)
1994 Patty Sheehan (277) -- Tammie Green
(Indianwood Golf & Country Club (Old Course), Lake Orion, Michigan)
1993 Lauri Merten (280) -- Helen Alfredsson, Donna Andrews
(Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Indiana)
1992 *Patty Sheehan (280) -- Juli Inkster
(Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania)
1991 Meg Mallon (283) -- Pat Bradley
(Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas)
1990 Betsy King (284) -- Patty Sheehan
(Atlanta Athletic Club (Riverside Course), Duluth, Georgia)
1989 Betsy King (278) -- Nancy Lopez
(Indianwood Golf & Country Club (Old Course), Lake Orion, Michigan)
1988 Liselotte Neumann (277) -- Patty Sheehan
(Baltimore Country Club (Five Farms East), Baltimore, Maryland)
1987 *Laura Davies (285) -- Ayako Okamoto, JoAnne Carner
(Plainfield Country Club, Edison, New Jersey)
1986 *Jane Geddes (287) -- Sally Little
(NCR Country Club, Kettering, Ohio)
1985 Kathy Baker (280) -- Judy Dickinson
(Baltusrol Golf Club (Upper Course), Springfield, New Jersey)
1984 Hollis Stacy (290) -- Rosie Jones
(Salem Country Club, Peabody, Massachusetts)
1983 Jan Stephenson (290) -- JoAnne Carner, Patty Sheehan
(Cedar Ridge Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma)
1982 Janet Anderson (283) -- Beth Daniel, Donna White, S.Haynie, J.Carner
(Del Paso Country Club, Sacramento, California)
1981 Pat Bradley (279) -- Beth Daniel
(La Grange Country Club, La Grange, Illinois)
1980 Amy Alcott (280) -- Hollis Stacy
(Richland Country Club, Nashville, Tennessee)
1979 Jerilyn Britz (284) -- Debbie Massey, Sandra Palmer
(Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield, Connecticut)
1978 Hollis Stacy (289) -- JoAnne Carner, Sally Little
(Country Club of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana)
1977 Hollis Stacy (292) -- Nancy Lopez
(Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
1976 *JoAnne Carner (292) -- Sandra Palmer
(Rolling Green Golf Club, Springfield, Pennsylvania)
1975 Sandra Palmer (295) -- Sandra Post, Nancy Lopez, JoAnne Carner
(Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
1974 Sandra Haynie (295) -- Carol Mann, Beth Stone
(La Grange Country Club, La Grange, Illinois)
1973 Susie Berning (290) -- Gloria Ehret, Shelley Hamlin
(Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York)
1972 Susie Berning (299) -- Kathy Ahern, Judy Rankin, Pam Barnett
(Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
1971 JoAnne Carner (288) -- Kathy Whitworth
(Kahkwa Club, Erie, Pennsylvania)
1970 Donna Caponi (287) -- Sandra Haynie, Sandra Spuzich
(Muskogee Country Club, Muskogee, Oklahoma)
1969 Donna Caponi (294) -- Peggy Wilson
(Scenic Hills Country Club, Pensacola, Florida)
1968 Susie Berning (289) -- Mickey Wright
(Moselem Springs Golf Club, Fleetwood, Pennsylvania)
1967 Catherine Lacoste (294) -- Susie Berning, Beth Stone
Virginia Hot Springs G.C. (Cascades Course), Hot Springs, Virginia)
1966 Sandra Spuzich (297) -- Carol Mann
(Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
1965 Carol Mann (290) -- Kathy Cornelius
(Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
1964 *Mickey Wright (290) -- Ruth Jessen
(San Diego Country Club, Chula Vista, California)
1963 Mary Mills (289) -- Sandra Haynie, Louise Suggs
(Kenwood Country Club, Cincinnati, Ohio)
1962 Murle Lindstrom (301) -- Ruth Jessen, JoAnn Prentice
(Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
1961 Mickey Wright (293) -- Betsy Rawls
(Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course), Springfield, New Jersey)
1960 Betsy Rawls (292) -- Joyce Ziske
(Worcester Country Club, Worcester, Massachusetts)
1959 Mickey Wright (287) -- Louise Suggs
(Churchill Valley Country Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
1958 Mickey Wright (290) -- Louise Suggs
(Forest Lake Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
1957 Betsy Rawls (299) -- Patty Berg
(Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
1956 *Kathy Cornelius (302) -- Barbara McIntire
(Northland Country Club, Duluth, Minnesota)
1955 Fay Crocker (299) -- Mary Lena Faulk, Louise Suggs
(Wichita Country Club, Wichita, Kansas)
1954 Babe Zaharias (291) -- Betty Hicks
(Salem Country Club, Peabody, Massachusetts)
1953 *Betsy Rawls (302) -- Jacqueline Pung
(Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York)
1952 Louise Suggs (284) -- Marlene Bauer, Betty Jameson
(Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
1951 Betsy Rawls (293) -- Louise Suggs
(Druid Hills Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia)
1950 Babe Zaharias (291) -- Betsy Rawls
(Rolling Hills Country Club, Wichita, Kansas)
1949 Louise Suggs (291) -- Babe Zaharias
(Prince Georges Golf & Country Club, Landover, Maryland)
1948 Babe Zaharias (300) -- Betty Hicks
(Atlantic City Country Club, Northfield, New Jersey)
1947 Betty Jameson (295) -- Sally Sessions, Polly Riley
(Starmount Forest Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina)
1946 Patty Berg (5 & 4) -- Betty Jameson
(Spokane Country Club, Spokane, Washington)
* - Won in Playoff

 

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