The R&A has confirmed that North Berwick and The Buckinghamshire will host qualifying events for the 2022 AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield.
Pre-Qualifying will be played across 18 holes at The Buckinghamshire in Denham on Monday, 11 July 2022, while Final Qualifying will take place over 18 holes on Monday, 1 August 2022 at North Berwick. A minimum of three golfers will earn a place in the AIG Women’s Open from Final Qualifying, with the Championship being played from 4-7 August at Muirfield.
The Buckinghamshire is home to the Ladies’ European Tour and has hosted Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship from 2011 to 2015, as well as the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters on four occasions and two Rose Ladies Series events.
North Berwick, just a few miles away from Muirfield in East Lothian, has staged Final Qualifying for The Open on six occasions. It was also host of The Women’s Amateur Championship in 2008, which was won by reigning AIG Women’s Open champion Anna Nordqvist.
Zoe Ridgway, Championship Director – AIG Women’s Open said, “The Buckinghamshire and North Berwick are outstanding championship venues and will present a tough, but fair challenge to the players aiming to qualify for the 2022 AIG Women’s Open. We would like to thank the venues for their support and look forward to seeing which golfers emerge from qualifying to take their place at Muirfield.”
The AIG Women’s Open will take place from 4 - 7 August 2022 at Muirfield, with Tickets and Hospitality now on sale here. The Championship will follow government guidance in relation to spectator attendance.