Ellie Slama Prepared For 121st U.S. Women’s Amateur
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ellie Slama will compete at the 121st U.S. Women's Amateur, which begins Monday at the par-72, 6,488-yard Westchester Country Club in Rye, N.Y.
Slama qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur as one of the top five finishers on July 13 at the USGA Qualifier at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Wash. She finished in a tie for second place with an even-par 73.
The U.S. Women's Amateur is scheduled for Monday through Sunday. There will be two rounds of stroke play on Monday and Tuesday, and the top 64 players will advance to match play. The Golf Channel and Peacock will broadcast the tournament starting with match play on Wednesday.
Slama will begin her first round on the 10th hole at 4:11 a.m. PT (7:11 a.m. ET) on Monday and be paired with Savannah Barber and Rachel Kuehn. The threesome will tee off at 9:11 a.m. PT (12:11 p.m. ET) on Tuesday off the first hole.
Schedule of play
Monday, Aug. 2 -18 holes, stroke play
Tuesday, Aug. 3 -18 holes, stroke play
Wednesday, Aug. 4 -Round of 64, match play
Thursday, Aug. 5 - Rounds of 32 and 16, match play
Friday, Aug. 6 - Quarterfinals, match play
Saturday Aug. 7 - Semifinals, match play
Sunday, Aug. 8 - Championship match, 36 holes
The U.S. Women's Amateur Championship is one of the United States Golf Association's original three championships. It was first conducted in 1895, shortly after the inaugural U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open. The Women's Amateur has been conducted every year since, except 1917-18, when it was suspended due to World War I, and 1942-45, when it was suspended due to World War II.
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