The golf world is getting ready for the final major of the year as the AIG Women’s Open 2022 is almost upon us.
The 46th edition of the AIG Women’s Open is scheduled to commence on the 4th of August at the Muirfield golf course in East Lothian, Scotland. It marks the first time for Muirfield, in its 275 years of illustrious history, to host the women’s open. Previously known as the Women’s British Open, It has been a major championship of professional women’s golf since 2001 recognized by both the LPGA tour and LET.
Similar to the past events, the field of players consists of 144 golfers who qualified for the tournament through various different criteria. Standings on the LPGA and LET Tour, world ranking, and performances in the other majors of the year are some requisites used to select the playing field.
As the 5th and final Major Championship of the year, the AIG Women’s Open appeals to all the top women golf players. This year is no different.
The only top 15 player who is missing from the playing field is world no. 15, Min Ji Park. Other than her, Every top-ranked golfer has opted to participate with hopes and dreams to achieve the ultimate glory of winning a major championship.
The biggest names that have arrived in Muirfield with the most expectations are Minjee Lee, Nelly Korda, Lydia Ko, Jin Young Ko, and Georgia Hall. JY Ko, Lee, and Korda being the top 3 ranked players, are the obvious favorites for the tournament. However, players like Georgia, Maguire, and other top players have the eyes of golf fans around the world.
Defending champion, Anna Nordqvist from Sweden is also here to retain her crown at this majestic course in Scotland.
When will the tournament take place?
2022 AIG Women’s Open is a 72-hole tournament that is set to begin on August 4. After 4 days of play, the tournament will conclude on the 7th of August.
AIG Women’s Open 2022: Schedule
The complete schedule of the 2022 AIG Women’s Open containing the dates of each round is provided below:
|Round 1||August 4|
|Round 2||August 5|
|Round 3||August 6|
|Round 4||August 7|
|Trophy Presentation||August 7|
How to watch AIG Women’s Open 2022 on TV?
USA Network will telecast all the actions of AIG Women’s Open 2022 in the first two rounds. In the last two rounds, the coverage will be shared between the USA Network and NBC. Detailed TV coverage of the rounds is as follows:
- Round 1: August 4- 6 a.m. to 1 p.m (USA Network)
- Round 2: August 5- 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. (USA Network)
- Round 3: August 6- 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (USA Network), 12 a.m.-3 p.m. (NBC)
- Round 4: August 7- 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (USA Network), 12 a.m.-3 p.m. (NBC)
AIG Women’s Open 2022 will be broadcasted live by Sky Sports for the golf fans in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland.
How to live stream the tournament?
- Fubo TV
- AT&T TV
Golf Channel will be live with the AIG Women’s Open 2022 coverage of all 4 rounds. Fubo TV and AT&T TV are streaming platforms that give access to Golf Channel. They are both paid services. A certain amount needs to be paid to buy the subscriptions.
NBCSports.com will also be live streaming the tournament. You can also enjoy the WGF Major from your mobile device with the NBC app.
Where will the tournament take place?
Venue: Muirfield Links, Gullane, Scotland.
Muirfield Links is the oldest organized golf club in the history of the sport. This 275-year-old golf course has hosted 16 Open Golf Championships. But in the event of the 2022 AIG Women’s Open, it marks the first time that this esteemed home of The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is letting female golfers become its member.
This golf link boasts a length of 7,245 yards and was designed by Tom Morris Sr.
AIG Women’s Open 2022 Tee Times: Round 1
All players start from tee#1:
|Tee Times (ET)*||1st Hole|
|06:30 AM||Catriona Matthew, Sophia Schubert, Louise Duncan|
|06:41 AM||Adita Ashok, Angela Stanford, Whitney Hillier|
|6:52 AM||Lilia Vu, Maja Stark, Chella Choi|
|7:03 AM||Xiyu Janet Lin, Miyuu Yamashita, Mizuki Hashimoto|
|7:14 AM||Madelene Sagstrom, Megan Khang, A Lim Kim|
|7:25 AM||Sophia Popov, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, Savannah De Bock|
|7:36 AM||Inbee Park, Hinako Shibuno, Jennifer Kupcho|
|7:47 AM||Atthaya Thitikul, Brooke Henderson, Lexi Thompson|
|7:58 AM||Georgia Hall, In Gee Chun, Jessica Korda|
|8:09AM||Hannah Green, Ayaka Furue, Jeongeun Lee|
|08:20 AM||Ariya Jutanugarn, Hyo Joo Kim, Rose Zhang|
|08:31 AM||Eun Hee Ji, Ryann O’Toole, Pajaree Anannarukarn|
|08:47 AM||Soyeon Ryu, Brittany Altomare, Caroline Masson|
|08:58 AM||Sayaka Takahashi, Ashleigh Buhai, Cheyenne Knight|
|09:09 AM||Andrea Lee, Angel Yin, Sung Hyun Park|
|09:20 AM||Jenny Shin, Saiki Fujita, Johanna Gustavsson|
|09:31 AM||Steph Kyriacou, Albane Valenzuela, Emma Talley|
|09:42 AM||Yealimi Noh, Emily Kristine Pedersen, Jasmine Suwannapura|
|09:53 AM||Amy Olson, Leonie Harm, Alice Hewson|
|10:04 AM||Wichanee Meechai, Manon de Roey, Jennifer Chang|
|10:15 AM||Su Oh, Jeongeun Lee, Olivia Cowan|
|10:26 AM||Lydia Hall, Morgane Metraux, Chanettee Wannasaen|
|10:37 AM||Lee-Anne Pace, Ana Pelaez Trivino, Meghan Maclaren|
|10:48 AM||Nicole Broch Estrup, Janie Jackson, Casandra Alexander|
|11:10 AM||Becky Brewerton, Lindsey Weaver-Wright, Gemma Dryburgh|
|11:21 AM||Gaby Lopez, Bronte Law, Valery Plata|
|11:32 AM||Moriya Jutanugarn, Mel Reid, Ingrid Lindblad|
|11:43 AM||Laura Davies, Linn Grant, Jess Baker|
|11:54 AM||Hye-jin Choi, Carlota Ciganda, Lizette Salas|
|12:05 PM||Celine Boutier, Mina Harigae, Yuna Nishimura|
|12:16 PM||Mao Saigo, Charley Hull, Marina Alex|
|12:27 PM||Lydia Ko, Nasa Hataoka, Leona Maguire|
|12:38 PM||Jin Young Ko, Minjee Lee, Nelly Korda|
|12:49 PM||Anna Nordqvist, Patty Tavatanakit, Yuka Saso|
|01:00 PM||Stacy Lewis, Sei Young Kim, Anna Davis|
|01:11 PM||Ally Ewing, Pia Babnik, Na Rin An|
|01:27 PM||In Kyung Kim, Matilda Castren, Caley McGinty|
|01:38 PM||Amy Yang, Alison Lee, Minami Katsu|
|01:49 PM||Mo Martin, Sarah Schmelzel, Stephanie Meadow|
|02:00 PM||Kotone Hori, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Annie Park|
|02:11 PM||Jung Min Hong, Lauren Stephenson, Maude-Aimee Leblanc|
|02:22 PM||Wei-ling Hsu, Esther Henseleit, Allisen Corpuz|
|02:33 PM||Perrine Delacour, Kelly Tan, Sanna Nuutinen|
|02:44 PM||Paula Reto, Magdalena Simmermacher, Liz Young|
|02:55 PM||Lauren Coughlin, Pei Yun Chien, Diksha Dagar|
|03:06 PM||Marianne Skarpnord, Celine Herbin, Michele Thomson|
|03:17 PM||Tiia Koivisto, Jana Melichova, Hayley Davis|
|03:28 PM||Carmen Alonso, Ursula Wikstrom, Mariajo Uribe|
*All the times are in local BST.