Frequently Asked Questions

When do applications close? Will late entries be accepted?
We will stop accepting applications on Monday, June 17th. Any late entries are subject to rejection and are guaranteed to be placed on the waiting list, if accepted.

What ranking system is this event recognized by?
World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR)

If I am not accepted into the tournament, when will I get my refund?
On or before June 21st, you will receive notification of your status in the Women’s Western Amateur. At that time, if you haven’t been accepted yet, you will have the option to stay on the waitlist or be removed and receive an immediate refund. If you choose to stay on the waitlist and are not admitted before the start of the tournament, your refund will be initiated on or before July 20th, 2024.

Are any exemptions awarded to top finishers?

The 2024 Women's Western Amateur Champion will be exempt for the following events:

  • The next ten (10) Women's Western Amateur Championships as long as she remains eligible
  • 2024 U.S. Women's Amateur
  • 2025 Elite Amateur Golf Series Events
    • Sea Island Women's Amateur
    • Southwestern Women's Amateur
    • North & South Women's Amateur
    • Ladies National Golf Association Amateur

Is there a host hotel with a discounted rate for players?
Yes. The Women’s Western Amateur Championship Committee conducted hotel visits to ensure a safe and clean stay at a partnering hotel in an area with a variety of food and beverage options. A booking link will be distributed via the player acceptance email.

When will I find out who my host family is if I signed up for private housing?
Email introductions between players and host families will be sent on or before July 5.

Can I hire a caddie for the tournament?
Yes, Onwentsia Club will have caddies available for hire during the tournament. More information will be included in the acceptance email.

Can I sign up for additional practice rounds at Onwentsia Club prior to the start of the tournament?
The tournament committee does not permit players to make additional tee times for practice rounds prior to tournament week. Onwentsia Club is a private club and is kept open for its members prior to the tournament.

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