The Augusta National Women’s Amateur Returns to Champions Retreat in Columbia County

03/02/2020
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Beginning the week prior to the 84th Masters Tournament, an international field of women will compete in the second annual Augusta National Women’s Amateur, April 1-4, 2020 with over 54 holes of stroke play.

The first 36 holes will be contested over two days on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Columbia County, Ga., April 1-2, 2020. A cut to 30 players will take place after 36 holes but the entire field will then play Augusta National for an official practice round Friday, April 3. The final round will take place at Augusta National on Saturday, April 4 and will feature the 30 competitors who made the cut.

Provided she remain an amateur, the 2020 Augusta National Women’s Amateur Champion will receive an invitation to the next five Augusta National Women’s Amateurs, the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open, the 2020 Women’s British Open, and any USGA, R&A and PGA of America amateur championships for which she is eligible for one year.

NBC Sports will produce and broadcast three hours of live final-round coverage at Augusta National from Noon – 3 p.m. EDT on April 4, 2020. NBC Sports will also provide pre-event promotion across NBCUniversal’s portfolio, while Golf Channel will deliver highlights, live reports and news coverage throughout the event, including onsite during the first two competitive rounds at Champions Retreat. Additionally, Golf Channel’s “Live From the Masters” will commence on Friday, April 3 from Augusta National and wrap ANWA coverage on Saturday, April 4 and the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals on Sunday, April 5.

The Inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur was announced on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, by Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley during his annual press conference at the Masters Tournament. The event was established to inspire greater interest and participation in the women’s game by creating a new, exciting and rewarding pathway for these players to fulfill their dreams. Jennifer Kupcho, who now competes on the LPGA Tour, was the champion of the inaugural championship in 2019.

Tickets for each round were made available in advance via an application process. No tickets will be available at the gates. For more information on the tournament, please visit www.ANWAgolf.com.

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