| June 24–27, 1971|
| Erie, Pennsylvania|
Stroke play – 72 holes
The 1971 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship was the 26th U.S. Women's Open, held June 24–27 at Kahkwa Club in Erie, Pennsylvania.
JoAnne Carner won the first of her two U.S. Women's Open titles, seven strokes ahead of runner-up Kathy Whitworth. Carner led (or co-led) wire-to-wire and entered the final round with a five-stroke lead over 1963 champion Mary Mills. The course was designed by Donald Ross.
1971 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship Wikipedia
Sunday, June 27, 1971