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Hinako Shibuno with spectators

Spectator Advice

The AIG Women's Open 2022

In 2022, the AIG Women's Open will be played at Muirfield for the very first time.

An historic golf course that has played an integral role in Championship golf, Muirfield will present a wonderful test for the game's greatest golfers.

Our continuing commitment to inspiring the next generation of golfers ensures that children’s tickets are free, meaning families can enjoy a memorable time together at the AIG Women's Open.

Fans watch the action at the 2019 AIG Women

How to get to Muirfield

Muirfield is located just East of Edinburgh on the East Coast of Scotland.

Fans can take advantage of the free public parking, on site at the venue.

There are two major airports, Edinburgh and Glasgow, within two hours of the course via road.

The nearest train station is North Berwick, approx. 4 miles from Muirfield.

General views of the 3rd hole at the Carnoustie Championship Course

Find Accommodation

Muirfield, located in East Lothian, is just 20 miles from the centre of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. There are a range of hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation available, ideal for your stay during the AIG Women's Open.


Food and Beverage

The AIG Women's Open is committed to offering a wide variety of sustainable, locally sourced and healthy food options at catering facilities on course and in the Spectator Village.

A number of hot and cold food outlets will be available, along with a number of beverage outlets. The Championship truly is a celebration of golf and there is nowhere better to celebrate with friends and family.

Free water refilling stations will be available across the AIG Women’s Open with reusable stainless steel water bottles available for purchase. Alternatively, please bring your own from home.

The AIG Women’s Open will be operated as a cashless site and only credit or debit cards can be used to purchase food & beverage.

Beauty shot at Woburn at the AIG Women

Spectator Viewing


There will be public grandstand seats located around the course for spectators to enjoy the action.

Spectator Village

Take a break from the course and spend some time at the Spectator Village at Muirfield. With a number of food and beverage offers, and a giant TV screen, there is no need to miss any of the golf.

In the Spectator Village you will also find the Swingzone, where you can book a free 15-minute lesson with a PGA Professional or take part in the Long Putt Challenge.

You will also have the opportunity to take a photo with the AIG Women’s Open trophy, which will be on display in the Spectator Village at certain times each day.

Large Screens

Keep up to date with all the action through one of the many electronic leaderboards situated around the course, or relax and watch the day unfold on the large video screen located in the Spectator Village area.

Minjee Lee at the Postage Stamp in the final round of the 2020 AIG Women


The AIG Women’s Open Shop will feature a range of functional and progressive adidas golf apparel and souvenirs.

The AIG Women’s Open will be operated as a cashless site and only credit or debit cards can be used to purchase goods.

Danielle Kang hitting a shot at the AIG Women

Gate Opening Hours

Day Gate Opens    Hours of Play
Thursday 4 August        6:00AM Throughout the day
Friday 5 August 6:00AM Throughout the day
Saturday 6 August 9:00AM Throughout the day
Sunday 7 August 9:00AM Throughout the day


The AIG Women's Open is committed to providing a high standard of accessible facilities for all visitors and spectators.

If you have any queries about accessibility at the AIG Women's Open or any other questions, please contact +44(0)1334 460010 or email


Fans watch Hinako Shibuno tee off at Woburn in 2019

Safety & Medical


  • Children should always be accompanied by an adult.
  • Always follow the instructions of Marshals and Officials and stay outside the ropes that bound the golf course.
  • On entry to the venue look for map boards, these will help you find exits, key facilities and they provide other key information. If in doubt, ask an Official or Marshal.



  • A Medical HQ will be available and is located close to the entrance tent.
  • There will also be a number of First Aid Points onsite to assist the Medical HQ. The locations of these will be available in due course.
  • The Medical HQ operates from before the first game tees off until 30 minutes after the last game is finished.
  • Please remember to be well prepared for a day out in both the sun and the rain. Ensure you have suitable walking footwear and appropriate clothing for all kinds of weather. Take plenty of sunscreen with you and wear a hat when necessary.
  • To ensure you stay safe and enjoy the golf, also remember any tablets or medication that you may require, including antihistamines or painkillers for hay-fever or other ailments and plasters for cuts and scrapes. Enjoy your time at the AIG Women’s Open, and we will be there to support you should you need it.


The App is available during the Championship and features the live leader board, course guide, tee times and a live blog of all the action. It provides the ultimate way to enjoy the AIG Women's Open while on the go to ensure you never miss a shot. 

A complimentary WiFi network will be available in the Spectator Village. 

Prohibited Items

• No Ladders, (including step ladders), boxes, crates, (including folding crates), periscopes, selfie sticks and other similar items used to achieve an elevated viewing position.
• No lawn or oversize chairs, folding chairs (with the exception of seating/tripod sticks), or any similar seating item deemed inappropriate by The R&A (or authorised person).
• No items which are, or in the opinion of The R&A (or any authorised person) could be used as a weapon, including firearms, knives, corkscrews and personal protection sprays
• No pyrotechnic devices including fireworks, explosives, smoke canisters, flares, laser pointers or similar items.
• No noise producing devices including air horns, portable speakers, PA systems, megaphones or similar items used for amplification or broadcast.
• No unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), including drones, model aircraft, kites or similar airborne crafts/items.
• No Bicycles (unless authorised by The R&A), skateboards, skates and other ride on equipment, except those required to be used as mobility aids by registered persons with mobility impairment.
• No promotional, commercial, political, religious or items deemed offensive of whatever nature, including but not limited to clothing, banners, signs, symbols and leaflets used for ambush marketing or other similar unauthorised promotional purposes.
• No professional cameras and video cameras or any photographic equipment used for commercial purposes.
• All bags may be subject to search. Oversized bags deemed inappropriate by The R&A (and/or authorised person) may be denied entry and will be required to be stored at the prohibited items facility. Please ask staff for your nearest facility.
• No pets except for service animals.
• No alcoholic beverages.

SPectator advice FAQs

Are tickets still on sale for the AIG Women's Open?

Tickets for the AIG Women's Open are on sale and can be purchased online here or over the phone with a member of our Ticketing Team on +44 (0) 1334 460 010.

Can I purchase tickets at the gate?
Tickets for the AIG Women’s Open will be available to purchase at the gate (subject to availability). Savings can be made by purchasing in advance of attendance.
Can I purchase tickets to attend the practice days of the AIG Women's Open?

Spectators will not be able to attend the practice days of the AIG Women’s Open this year (with or without tickets).

Can I purchase hospitality for the AIG Women's Open?

For any customers interested in hospitality products at the AIG Women’s Open, please contact our Hospitality team at for further information. 

I have purchased tickets, when will they arrive?

This year, all tickets will be issued digitally. More information about ticketing provision will be made available closer to the time of the event.

How does the 'Kids Go Free' policy work?

All tickets for Juniors (Under 16-years-old as of Saturday 30 July) are free of charge. However, all Juniors must have a valid course admission ticket in order to attend the AIG Women’s Open, as well as being accompanied by a responsible adult who also holds a ticket. Junior tickets can be acquired as part of the online ticket purchase journey on

If you would like to add a junior ticket to an existing order please contact us by email at, or by phone on +44 (0) 1334 460 010, and a member of our team will be delighted to assist you.

Do you have a concession rate for seniors?

We do not offer any concessions for seniors. We offer Adult, Youth (16-25) and Junior (under 16) Daily tickets, in addition to Four-Day Passes and Weekend Tickets.

Do I need to purchase a Parking Pass for the event?

Parking at the AIG Women’s Open will be complimentary and we will encourage driving to Muirfield for spectators wherever possible. Please follow all signage to the event where parking attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking.

I require Accessible Parking for the event - can I book this in advance?

Parking at the AIG Women’s Open cannot be booked in advance. Please follow all signage to the event and advise the parking attendants upon arrival that you require Accessible Parking. Upon presentation of your Blue Badge, the attendants will direct you to the Accessible Parking for the event.

If I want to leave the Championship and return later in the day, is this possible?

For the AIG Women’s Open, all ticketholders will be able to leave the Championship and return later in the day, as long as it is the same person returning, and they can present a valid ticket upon re-entry.

Can I purchase tickets to the AIG Women's Open from another website?

The only official source of tickets for the AIG Women’s Open is via Any tickets made available on websites such as Viagogo,, Stubhub, eBay or Gumtree are not done so with the permission of The R&A and are subject to unregulated pricing. We have also encountered issues in the past in which photoshopped tickets or cancelled tickets were sold via these platforms. We strongly recommend that customers do not purchase tickets from third party re-sellers as tickets sold on these sites are likely to be refused entry to the Championship. 

I can no longer attend. Can tickets be returned?

If you wish to cancel your order you may do so by informing us within 48 hours of purchase. If you would like to be considered as an exception to the above policy, please contact us at, explaining your circumstances.

Ticket FAQs For any questions regarding Tickets, please see our Ticketing FAQs here.