Megan Schofill to play in U.S. Women’s Open

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AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn's Megan Schofill is set to take part in her second major championship of the year at the U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this week. The championship will be played Thursday-Sunday at Lancaster Country Club.

Schofill, who earned an exemption into the championship by winning the 2023 U.S. Women's Amateur, will be one of 156 players in the tournament field and one of 21 amateur players. The tournament will consist of four stroke play rounds with the lowest 60 finishers through the first two rounds making the 36-hole cut.

Schofill is the 10th Auburn golfer to participate in the event and the first since Haley Wilson in 2012.

The U.S. Women's Open winner will receive the Mickey Wright Medal, custody of the Harton S. Semple Trophy for one year and exemptions into the next 10 U.S. Women's Open Championships. The champion also receives exemptions into the next five Chevron Championships, AIG Women's British Open Championships, KPMG Women's PGA Championships and Amundi Evian Championships.

Schofill finished her collegiate career with a WGCA All-American honorable mention and a second team All-SEC selection in 2023-24. Schofill led the Tigers with a 71.65 scoring average this season and holds the lowest scoring average in program history at 72.01 (minimum 60 rounds).

The four-time All-SEC selection recorded four top-10 individual finishes this season for the Tigers, including a tie for third at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic where she fired a 7-under 209. Schofill also shot 8-under (208) at the Mason Rudolph Championship which included an opening round 66 (-6) to finish in the top-5.

The Monticello, Florida native currently holds a World Amateur Golf Ranking of 16th.

Schofill will begin the opening round at 7:02 a.m. CT paired with Ruoning Yin and defending champion Allisen Corpuz.

Live coverage of the tournament will be streaming on Peacock from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CT, then televised on USA Network from 1-7 p.m. CT on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, streaming coverage on Peacock will be from noon-2 p.m. CT before television coverage from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. on NBC. For Sunday's final round, Peacock will provide streaming coverage from 1-2 p.m. CT followed by television coverage on USA Network from 2-3 p.m. CT and NBC from 3-6 p.m. CT. Live scoring will also be available online at