NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships
|Location||2019: Fayetteville, Arkansas|
|Course(s)||2019: Blessings Golf Club|
|Length||2019: 6,397 yards (5,849 m)|
|Format||72-hole stroke play|
8-team match play
Individual: María Fassi (Arkansas)
The NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship, played in the month of May, is the annual competition in women's collegiate golf for individuals and teams from universities in Division I. Golf was one of twelve women's sports added to the NCAA championship program for the 1981-82 school year. From its inception through 2014, it was a stroke play team competition with an additional individual award. Beginning in 2015, after 72 holes of stroke play, the top eight teams play in single-elimination match play to determine the team champion.
Stroke play (1982–2014)
Stroke and match play (2015–present)
|Year||Site||Host course||Par||Team championship||Individual champion||Score|
|Bradenton, FL||Concession Golf Club||72
|2016||Eugene, OR||Eugene Country Club||72||Washington||3–2||Stanford||Virginia Elena Carta
|2017||Sugar Grove, IL||Rich Harvest Farms||72||Arizona State (8)||3½–1½||Northwestern||Monica Vaughn
|2018||Stillwater, OK||Karsten Creek||72||Arizona (3)||3–2||Alabama||Jennifer Kupcho
|2019||Fayetteville, AR||Blessings Golf Club||73||Duke (7)||3–2||Wake Forest||María Fassi
|2020||Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic|
- ^ Team championship decided by playoff.
- ^ Individual championship decided by playoff.
- ^ Tulsa's team (1,175) and individual (Melissa McNamara, 287) championships from 1988 were vacated by the NCAA.
- ^ The fourth round of the 1999 championship was cancelled due to rain.
- ^ NCAA record – Lowest aggregate score.
- ^ NCAA record – Most strokes under par.
This list consists of the top 25 women's college golf teams in terms of appearances in the NCAA Division I Women's Championship.
|11||San Jose State||21|
as of 2019
|Arizona State||8||1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2009, 2017|
|Duke||7||1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014, 2019|
|Arizona||3||1996, 2000, 2018|
|San Jose State||3||1987, 1989, 1992|
|UCLA||3||1991, 2004, 2011|
|USC||3||2003, 2008, 2013|
Winners of both NCAA and U.S. Amateur
|Vicki Goetze||1989, 1992||1992|
- AIAW Intercollegiate Women's Golf Champions
- NAIA Women's Golf Championship
- National Golf Coaches Association
- "Division I Championship History" (PDF). NCAA.org. p. 3. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
- "Division I Women's Golf Championships Records Book" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved January 9, 2019.