|Dates July 26–29, 1956|
Course(s) Northland Country Club
Tour(s) LPGA Tour
|Location Duluth, Minnesota|
Organized by USGA
Format Stroke play – 72 holes
The 1956 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the eleventh U.S. Women's Open, held July 26–29 at Northland Country Club in Duluth, Minnesota. It was the fourth edition conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA).
Kathy Cornelius won her only major championship in an 18-hole playoff over amateur Barbara McIntire by a score of 75 to 82.
Northland was designed by noted course architect Donald Ross.
Saturday, July 28, 1956
Sunday, July 29, 1956