Video: Fly over all 18 holes at the Alaska golf course where the US Senior Women’s Amateur will be played

The 60th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Golf Championship will be contested at Anchorage Golf Course starting Saturday and running through next Thursday. The tournament marks the first time the United States Golf Association will host a championship in Alaska.

For this tournament, Anchorage Golf Course will play at 5,787 yards and to a par 72. The course was designed by architect Bill Newcomb. It opened in 1987 and was recently remodeled by Forrest Richardson and Jeff Danner.

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The field will start with 132 golfers who will compete in a stroke-play format over two days. After the field is cut in half, the final 64 golfers will play match play over the final four days.

Loren Holmes

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