Welcome to the 2021 Northwest Women's Open!
Eligibility and Handicap Requirements:
Entries are open to female professional and amateurs golfers. Amateur participants must have a USGA or RCA Handicap not exceeding 15.0 at the time of entry. There is no minimum age limit for the Championship.
Field Limit and entries:
Professionals: $230.00. Amateurs: $200.00. (US Funds). Entry fees will include two rounds of tournament golf, one practice round, range balls, lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday, access to all extra games and the Pro-Am Banquet on Monday evening immediately following the conclusion of the Pro-Am. ( The dinner and shotgun Pro-Am will be held if all public health guidelines can be adhered to.) Info to follow.
Entry Deadline: June 21, 2021.
Carts and Caddies:
Contestants and their caddies may use carts during the competition. Carts are available through the pro shop for $17.50 per person per day.
The purse for the championship will be dependent on entries and sponsorship. The Champion will receive a minimum of $2,500 and a Kusak crystal trophy. Should an amateur win the Championship, she will receive a $750 gift certificate and the Kusak crystal trophy. The low amateur for the Championship will receive a Kusak crystal trophy and $500 in gift certificates. Senior Purse Total $600: 1st Place $300, 2nd Place $200 3rd Place $100. (Open to participants 50 years of age by June 28, 2021) Half the field will be paid.
The champion (pro or am) will receive a free entry into the Arizona Women's Open, courtesy of Mike Brown of the Cactus Tour.
Pro-Am: All participating pros paid.
Closest to the Pin: there will be two closest to the pin prizes awarded each day during the Championship and a $100 Leap of the Day prize for the most improved.
Sponsored Skins: There will be a sponsored skins game each day.
WSGA Member Points awarded:
50 pts for Champion
25 pts for Runner Up
10 Points for Top 5
Accommodations: Limited housing available: Contact Sue Stevens @ 425-922-4048, firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, there are a variety of hotels available near the golf course on 320th Street, Federal Way.
Conditions: The Northwest Women's Open Championship committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions and schedules herein. The Committee reserves the right to reject the entry of any applicant, at any time, for any reason. Any decision by the committee, in any matter, shall be final.
Directions to the tournament can be found on the home page.
Information: Contact Erin Szekely at 425-273-4948 or email@example.com.
Monday June 28, 2021
Pro-Am: One Professional and 3 Amateurs per team (amateur fee $185 per person). 1:00 pm Shotgun.
Sponsored Banquet: All tournament participants are invited to the banquet at the conclusion of play of the Pro-Am. (The Pro-Am and banquet are contingent on the health guidelines at the time of the tournament. Will have updates as the situation evolves.)
Tuesday June 29, 2021
First round (18 holes) stroke play competition. Tee times will begin at 8:00 am. Players will be re-paired for the second round based on the first round gross scores. Low scores will tee off last on Wednesday.
Wednesday June 30, 2021
Second round (18 holes) stroke play competition. Tee times will begin at 7:30 am. Awards ceremony to follow completion of final round. Prizes will be based upon 36-hole gross scores.
2019 was the last year for the Kusak Cup!! Chuck and Kris Kusak have retired!!!! We are sorry to see the event go but are so grateful to the Kusak family for all their many years of support and sponsorship of this tournament! Thank you.