So far, 70 players have accepted invitations to compete in the 2023 Augusta National Women’s Amateur tournament set for March 29-April 1.
Each of the top 45 eligible amateurs in the final 2022 World Amateur Golf Ranking of 2022 are among those who have accepted the invitations, including the previous two champions, Tsubasa Kajitani and Anna Davis, according to a press release from the Augusta National. Top-ranked amateur Rose Zhang has also accepted. A current listing of the confirmed field and bios is available here.
The tournament begins the week before the 87th Masters Tournament, and the international field will compete across 54 holes of stroke play. The field will be cut to 30 players after 36 holes. The first two rounds will take place on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club on Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30. The entire field will then play Augusta National for an official practice round on Friday, March 31. The final round will take place at Augusta National on Saturday, April 1 and will feature the competitors who made the cut.
For the first time ever, the first and second rounds of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur will be broadcast live on Golf Channel (1:30-3:30 p.m. ET) from Champions Retreat Golf Club. NBC Sports will produce and broadcast three hours (noon-3 p.m. ET) of live final-round coverage of the event at Augusta National. Additionally, Golf Channel’s “Live From the Masters” will commence on Friday, April 1 to provide coverage of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals and the Masters Tournament.
Jennifer Kupcho, who earned her first major championship title last year competing on the LPGA Tour, won the inaugural Championship in 2019. After the 2020 edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tsubasa Kajitani captured the first title for Japan at Augusta National in 2021, eight days prior to Hideki Matsuyama’s breakthrough win at the Masters Tournament. In 2022, 16-year-old Anna Davis became the event’s youngest winner after a final-round 69 at Augusta National.
Tickets to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur are sold out. No tickets will be available at the gates.
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