Date: June 30, 2020 — July 2, 2020

Championship Details

Lodging: WA Golf has negotiated discounted hotel rates for tournament players and guests.

To book a hotel reservation, please use the following link – HOTEL RESERVATIONS. You will be prompted to login or create an account using your GHIN #. Once logged in, click on “TOURNAMENT HOTELS” which will allow you to search hotels by proximity to the course at a large discount. 

Entry Fee: $200

Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, three rounds of competition, tee gifts, range balls, lunch following second round play, crystal awards for top finishers and a merchandise payout.

Entry Deadline: June 15, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers who: (1) have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index issued by a WA Golf member club not exceeding 16.4, and (2) are members in good standing of a WA Golf member club.

Age: No age requirements.

Field Limit: Field will be limited to the first 48 qualified entrants. Entries will be accepted according to the time of receipt of entry and entry fee in addition to exempt players.

This Championship runs concurrently with the Mid-Amateur, which has a field limit of 24. WA Golf reserves the right to modify either field limit after the entry deadline to achieve a full field of 72 players.

Schedule: 54-hole stroke play (gross only). In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole playoff.

Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship.

Caddies: A player may provide her own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.

Carts: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.

As a general rule, players and their caddies must walk the course at WA Golf Championships. But consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled player or caddie may be permitted to use a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, WA Golf will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. The required form entitled Golf Cart Request Form (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a cart) is available at the following link: wagolf.org/policies

Exempt Players: All past Washington Women’s Amateur Champions in addition to addition to the following players: Anne Bahr, Emily Baumgart, Olivia Benzin, Julia Bordeaux, Alexa Clark, Gretchen Klein, Lily McCauley, Karen Miyamoto, Giheo Seo, Suzie Tran, Therese Warner.


WA Golf Performance Points: Awarded to Champion (100), Runner-up (75), Top-5 (50), Top-10 (25), Top-15 (15), and Top-20 (5) finishers


Exemptions: Champion earns an exemption into the following events:

  • Lifetime exemption into the Washington Women’s Amateur Championship
  • 2021 Washington Women’s Champion of Champions
  • 2021 Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Championship



Past Champions

Year Location Champion
2019 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Rino Sasaki
2018 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Olivia Benzin
2017 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Julianne Alvarez
2016 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Marianne Li
2015 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Alivia Brown
2014 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Jordan Ferreira
2013 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Mallory Kent
2012 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Karinn Dickinson
2011 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Erynne Lee
2010 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Pamela Burneski
2009 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Pamela Burneski
2008 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Stephanie Corey
2007 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Paige Gifford
2006 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Kim Shin
2005 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Renee Skidmore
2004 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Blair Ressler
2003 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Amy Wang
2002 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Paige Mackenzie
2001 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Kelli Kamimura
2000 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Molly Cooper
1999 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Jimin Kang
1998 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Chiharu Yamaguchi
1997 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Molly Cooper
1996 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Chikage Niwa
1995 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Heather Graff
1994 Gold Mountain Golf Club - Cascade Course Caroline Spielberg