|Dates September 22–25, 1949|
Format Stroke play – 72 holes
Length 6,892 yards (6,302 m)
|Location Landover, Maryland|
|Course(s) Prince George's Country Club|
The 1949 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the fourth U.S. Women's Open, held September 22–25 at Prince George's Country Club in Landover, Maryland, a suburb east of Washington, D.C.
Louise Suggs led wire-to-wire and won the first of her two U.S. Women's Open titles, fourteen strokes ahead of runner-up Babe Zaharias, the defending champion. It was the fourth of eleven major championships for Suggs.
The course no longer exists and is now the site of Kentland Community Center Park.
Sunday, September 25, 1949