Monday, July 16th - Wednesday, July 18th 2018
The IWO is a 54-hole stroke play event. After the second round, the field will be cut to approximately the low 40 percent plus ties, assuming a full field.
Entries are open to all female professionals, and all female amateurs with a current USGA Handicap Index of 15.0 or less. Contestants must be 17 years of age as of July 16, 2018. Applicants who fall to meet these eligibility requirements may appeal in writing to the tournament committee for a special exemption.
The entry fee is $300.00. All entries must be received by the end of the day on Friday, June 29th, and no refunds will be given after this date. For specific questions, please contact Andy Mickelson, at Mistwood Golf Club (815) 254-3333.
Contestants will be allowed one weekday (Monday-Thursday) practice round, prior to the week of the tournament, and subject to availability. Reservations must be made with the Mistwood Golf Club pro shop at (815) 254-3333.
First round tee times will be posted atleast 72 hours prior to the event online at the Illinois Women’s Open tournament page.
The official tournament purse will be announced prior to the event. Some players making the cut may not be awarded prizes. Players must declare pro or amateur status prior to the event. Pros will receive cash and amateurs will receive gift cards from the Mistwood Golf Club pro shop. USGA rules of Amateur Status apply.
Contestants must follow the dress code of the LPGA tour. Sleeveless and collarless shirts are allowed. Denim is not allowed.
Contestants will not be allowed to carry their own bag during the IWO. Competitors must use a caddy or take a golf cart. Cart fees will be $20.00 per day.