US Women’s Open Golf 2016: Tee Times, Dates, TV Schedule, LPGA Prize Money

The 2016 U.S. Women’s Open is set to start on Thursday and run by Sunday at CordeValle in San Martin, California.

Per a LPGA, this is a “first time a championship will be hold in a Bay Area and will underline a largest purse on tour$4.5 million.”

LPGA players are vehement to be personification CordeValle, pity their impressions of a march with Golfweek:

All a information we need per a TV schedule, tee times and esteem income is below, including a preview of a women who will be competing for not usually a LPGA title, though to validate for a 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

U.S. Women’s Open 2016: What to Know

Dates: July 7-10

Location: CordeValle in San Martin, California

Tee Times: Round 1 start: 10 a.m. ET; Round 2 start: 10 a.m. ET; finish tee times at USGA.org

TV Schedule: ESPN

Live Stream: WatchESPN

Prize Money: $4.5 million 

The movement kicks off with Round 1 on Thursday. The initial tee time is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET, with Americans Angel Yin and Kasey Petty and pledge Yan Liu of China teeing off. 

Round 4 will interpretation on Sunday. According to a USGA, if a playoff is necessary, it will take place following a finish of Round 4 and will embody of “three holes of total cadence play.”

Some of a women anticipating to win their initial U.S. Open and/or an Olympic bid embody No. 4 American Lexi Thompson, Sei Young Kim of South Korea, Rolex universe No. 1 Lydia Ko and fortifying champion In Gee Chun

And while winning a U.S. Open would be fantastic, these women are focused on Rio. 

“The Olympics has been my No. 1 goal,” Thompson said, per Randall Mell of GolfChannel.com. “Winning a Olympics would be improved than a major.”

Per Mell, “According to Olympic rules, a nation is authorised a limit of 4 qualifiers, supposing all 4 are among a tip 15 in a Rolex Women’s World Rankings.”

There will be extreme foe among a South Korean women for those 4 desired spots, while a Americans have struggled in 2016 and might not even send 4 qualifiers to a games. 

According to Mell, “If a Olympics were staged today, Thompson and Stacy Lewis would be a usually American women playing.”

If we devise to watch golf during a Olympics, tuning in to a U.S. Women’s Open is a good approach to get a authority for a contingent member of any country, in further to a common fad of a championship. 

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