The U.S. Girls Junior is open to female golfers, 17 and under, who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 18.4. Among the notable winners are: Mickey Wright (winner of four U.S. Womens Opens), JoAnne Gunderson Carner (winner of eight USGA titles), U.S. Womens Open winners Amy Alcott and Hollis Stacy, LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez and LPGA rookie Aree Song.
Prior to 2006, the U.S. Girls Junior will be played at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, from July 19-24, 2004 and Banbury Golf Club in Eagle, Idaho, from July 18-23, 2005.