2001 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship

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2001 U.S. Women's Open
Tournament information
Dates May 31 – June 3, 2001
Location Southern Pines,
North Carolina
Course(s) Pine Needles Lodge
and Golf Club
Organized by USGA
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 6,256 yards (5,720 m)[1][2]
Field 150 players, 60 after cut
Cut 146 (+6)
Prize fund $2.9 million
Winner's share $520,000
Champion
Australia Karrie Webb
273 (−7)
Southern Pines  is located in the US
Southern Pines 
Southern Pines 
Location in the United States
Pine Needles Lodge & GC is located in North Carolina
Pine Needles Lodge & GC
Pine Needles Lodge & GC
Location in North Carolina

The 2001 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the 56th U.S. Women's Open, held May 31 to June 3 at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina. This was the second of four major championships on the LPGA Tour in 2001.

Defending champion Karrie Webb repeated as champion, eight strokes ahead of runner-up Se Ri Pak, the largest margin in 21 years.[3][4] Webb became the seventh to win consecutive titles at the U.S. Women's Open, and the win was the fifth of her seven major titles.

Pine Needles previously hosted the championship in 1996 and it returned in 2007.[5]

Course layout[edit]

Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 481 413 134 360 175 393 401 327 376 3,060 451 367 351 200 401 409 177 429 411 3,196 6,256
Par 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 35 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 35 70

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Karrie Webb  Australia 2000 70 65 69 69 273 −7 1
Se Ri Pak  South Korea 1998 69 70 70 72 281 +1 2
Juli Inkster  United States 1999 68 72 71 75 286 +6 T12
Annika Sörenstam  Sweden 1995, 1996 70 72 73 72 287 +7 T16
Meg Mallon  United States 1991 72 70 76 73 291 +11 T30
Liselotte Neumann  Sweden 1988 70 73 76 74 293 +13 T39
Alison Nicholas  England 1997 73 70 72 79 294 +14 T43

Source:[6]

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Laura Davies  England 1987 75 73 148 +8
Betsy King  United States 1989, 1990 76 76 152 +12

Source:[7]

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 A.J. Eathorne  Canada 67 −3
Cindy Figg-Currier  United States
T3 Juli Inkster  United States 68 −2
Mi-Hyun Kim  South Korea
Jill McGill  United States
T6 Danielle Ammaccapane  United States 69 −1
Stephanie Kerr (a)  United States
Cristie Kerr  United States
Se Ri Pak  South Korea
T10 Jean Bartholomew  United States 70 E
Audra Burks  United States
Maria Hjorth  Sweden
Kelli Kuehne  United States
Terry-Jo Myers  United States
Aki Nakano  Japan
Liselotte Neumann  Sweden
Catrin Nilsmark  Sweden
Michele Redman  United States
Pearl Sinn  United States
Annika Sörenstam  Sweden
Sherri Steinhauer  United States
Wendy Ward  United States
Karrie Webb  Australia

Source:[8]

Second round[edit]

Friday, June 1, 2001
Saturday, June 2, 2001

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Karrie Webb  Australia 70-65=135 −5
2 A.J. Eathorne  Canada 67-71=138 −2
3 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 69-70=139 −1
T4 Kristi Albers  United States 71-69=140 E
Sophie Gustafson  Sweden 74-66=140
Juli Inkster  United States 68-72=140
Catriona Matthew  Scotland 72-68=140
T8 Wendy Doolan  Australia 71-70=141 +1
Yuri Fudoh  Japan 73-68=141
Kelli Kuehne  United States 70-71=141
Janice Moodie  Scotland 71-70=141
Wendy Ward  United States 70-71=141

Source:[9]

Third round[edit]

Saturday, June 2, 2001

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Karrie Webb  Australia 70-65-69=204 −6
2 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 69-70-70=209 −1
3 Catriona Matthew  Scotland 72-68-70=210 E
T4 Wendy Doolan  Australia 71-70-70=211 +1
Yuri Fudoh  Japan 73-68-70=211
Juli Inkster  United States 68-72-71=211
T7 A.J. Eathorne  Canada 67-71-75=213 +3
Cristie Kerr  United States 69-73-71=213
Kelli Kuehne  United States 70-71-72=213
Dottie Pepper  United States 74-69-70=213
Sherri Turner  United States 72-70-71=213

Source:[9]

Final round[edit]

Sunday, June 3, 2001

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Karrie Webb  Australia 70-65-69-69=273 −7 520,000
2 Se Ri Pak  South Korea 69-70-70-72=281 +1 310,000
3 Dottie Pepper  United States 74-69-70-69=282 +2 202,580
T4 Catriona Matthew  Scotland 72-68-70-73=283 +3 118,697
Cristie Kerr  United States 69-73-71-70=283
Sherri Turner  United States 72-70-71-70=283
T7 Kelli Kuehne  United States 70-71-72-71=284 +4 80,726
Kristi Albers  United States 71-69-74-70=284
Lorie Kane  Canada 75-68-72-69=284
Wendy Doolan  Australia 71-70-70-73=284

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tays, Alan (June 1, 2001). "Open to all sizes". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Cox News Service. p. C1. 
  2. ^ a b "Stat Sheet, Golf: U.S. Women's Open". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). June 4, 2001. p. C5. 
  3. ^ Ferguson, Doug (June 4, 2001). "A Runaway". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. p. D-6. 
  4. ^ Esch, David; Garrity, John (June 11, 2001). "Grin and bear it". Sports Illustrated. p. G4. 
  5. ^ Droschak, Dave (June 4, 2001). "Open to return to Pine Needles". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. p. D-6. 
  6. ^ "Scores: U.S. Women's Open". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). June 4, 2001. p. C5. 
  7. ^ "Scores: U.S. Women's Open". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). June 2, 2001. p. C6. 
  8. ^ "Scoreboard: U.S. Women's Open". Wilmington Morning Star. (North Carolina). June 1, 2001. p. 2C. 
  9. ^ a b "LPGA Tour". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). June 3, 2001. p. 6F. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2001 Nabisco Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
2001 LPGA Championship

Coordinates: 35°11′49″N 79°23′31″W / 35.197°N 79.392°W / 35.197; -79.392