2014 Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship Details
Pinehurst, North Carolina is the only place to be this summer
as all the top women golfers in the world come together for an exciting event that is sure to be the talk of the town leading
up to the opening round. There is nothing quite like seeing golf played at the highest level, which is exactly what you'll
see when these ladies look to bomb it down the fairway and dazzle the gallery with stunning approach shots that you'll have
to see first-hand to truly appreciate. We all know you can catch some of the action at home on that little flatscreen, but
it's a completely different experience to watch the best of the best do their thing alongside thousands of your fellow golf
Since first getting established just after WWII, the Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship has been a staple of
ladies golf, and that's not likely to change any time in the near future as the top golfers around continue to come together
to join in the heart-pounding excitement. Potentially more than any other sport, golf gets taken to a completely different
level when you get a chance to see your favorite golfers shoot for the top of the leaderboard alongside your fellow golf fans,
as you'll end up with an experience you'll be talking about long after the final shots.
2014 Women's U.S. Open
Golf Championship Golfers
The U.S. Open courses are always extremely challenging, adding to the excitement of watching
the ladies on the tour pull off some incredible shots. If you're a golf enthusiast and haven't already done so, snagging tickets
to the U.S. Open is always a great idea, as you'll get to see the top women golfers in the world as they hope to etch their
name into the annals of this famous golf tournament. Though we all know the men are great too, you're way off if you think
there's any diminishment in the quality of golf on display at the pinnacle of the ladies side of the aisle, as these premier
athletes can do it all on the golf course, which is exactly why this is one of the most followed golfing events of the year,
male or female.
Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship History
This world-class tournament made its debut
in 1946 and has been an integral part of the U.S. golf scene ever since, growing in size and stature over the years and building
a considerable legacy in the process. The 2013 tournament provided the winner, Inbee Parks, with a purse of $585,000, which
helps the winner move up the standings considerably as the golfer with the most winnings for the season. Parks has actually
won the event on two different occasions, joining more than a dozen other women who have done the same. Betsey Rawls and Mickey
Wright hold the all-time lead with four total wins, but four different golfers have won it three times and you never know
when the next all-time great is going to burst onto the scene with a banner day that will make her the talk of women's golf.
2014 Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship Trivia
Did you know that Meg Mallon is the multiple winner who has gone
the longest in between victories at the Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship?
After winning in 1991, Mallon would go
another 13 years before recapturing the title, finally breaking through with an amazing tournament showing at the Orchards
Golf Course in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Mallon took home her winner's share of the $3.1 million purse with a stunning
total of 10 shots under par, providing some unbelievable thrills in the process as she battled right down to the finish.
2014 Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship Spectator Experience
Golf played at this level is something to behold,
and you might end up shaking your head how good these gals actually are by the time you head out and join in the heart-pounding
excitement first-hand. And it also doesn't hurt that there are plenty of great fans that show up in droves to be a part of
the excitement, creating a buzz and an electricity that you're simply not going to be able to duplicate no matter how many
other options there are for following sports action these days. If you've never been to a big tournament, or if it's just
been a while, there has never been a better time to change that as the Women's U.S. Open Golf Championship heats up in another
unbelievable display of the top golfers from around the country and world.
When the talent level is this good, absolutely
anything can happen of course, which is part of the charm of this annual event. Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina
is the perfect place for big-time golf, with a world-class venue to match the talent and scope of this highly anticipated
women's golf tournament.