Posted on December 6, 2022 in News.
AIG Women's Open: qualifying venues confirmed
The R&A has confirmed that Buckinghamshire and Hankley Common will host the 2023 AIG Women's Open qualifiers at Walton Heath.
Pre-qualifying will be played over 18 holes at Buckinghamshire at Denham on Monday July 17.
Final qualifying takes place on Monday August 7 at Hankley Common in Surrey, where after 18 holes a minimum of three players will earn their ticket to the AIG Women's Open which will be played from August 10-13.
Buckinghamshire, which was designed by Ryder Cup captain John Jacobs, first hosted AIG Women's Open pre-qualifiers in 2022. Home to the Ladies' European Tour, it has hosted professional championships before , including the Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf won by Greg Norman in 1997 and Colin Montgomerie a year later. More recently, it has hosted the regional qualifiers for the Open from 2011 to 2015 and in 2022, the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters four times and two Rose Ladies Series events.
This is the first time that Hankley Common will host the AIG Women's Open Qualifying Final. It has previously hosted the R&A Boys' Home Internationals and in 2009 and the R&A Men's Home Internationals last year.
Zoe Ridgway, Championship Director at R&A, said : “We would like to thank Buckinghamshire and Hankley Common for hosting the AIG Women's Open qualifiers. They will present a challenging and fair test of golf for female players and we can't wait to see who emerges from qualifying to take their place at Walton Heath.”
The AIG Women's Open takes place August 10-13 at Walton Heath, with tickets now on sale at www. aigwomensopen.com.
Early bird tickets are on sale now and adult tickets start from just £10, with children under 16 admitted free. Spectators aged 16-24 will be able to purchase youth tickets from £5. Mastercard discount of £5 is available once per person.
Home options are now on sale and more information can be found at www.aigwomensopen.com/hospitality/heathlandsuite .
For more information on the AIG Women's Open, visit: www. aigwomensopen.com.
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