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Everything to know about the Augusta National Women's Amateur

The inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur will be held April 3-6 in Augusta, Ga. Here's everything you need to know about this groundbreaking new tournament.

What is the ANWA?

The Augusta National Women's Amateur is an initiative launched by Augusta National Golf Club in 2018 by Chairman Fred Ridley to expand the club's impact on growing the game of golf, especially among women.

Tournament format

The event is a 54-hole, stroke-play tournament held on two courses. The first two rounds will take place on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 with a cut to the top 30 players following 36-holes of play. The entire field will then play Augusta National for an official practice round Friday, April 5. The final round will take place at Augusta National on Saturday, April 6 and will feature the competitors who made the cut.

The players

The tournament features 72 of the top women amateur golfers from across the globe. Click here for the full list of players. 

Qualifications for Invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur
1. Winner of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur (Five years, beginning in 2020)
2. Winner of the U.S. Women’s Amateur (One year)
3. Winner of the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship (One year)
4. Winner of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (One year)
5. Winner of the U.S. Girls’ Junior (One year)
6. Winner of the Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship (One year)
7. Winner of the Girls Junior PGA Championship (One year)
8. The top 30 players from the United States of America who are not otherwise qualified, based
on the final 2018 Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking.
9. After the previous qualifications, the 30 highest ranked players not otherwise qualified, based
on the final 2018 Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking.
# Remaining positions will be filled by invitation of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship Committee.

How to watch

Golf Channel and NBCSports.com will air coverage of the first two rounds from 4:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4

On Saturday, April 6, early coverage of the final round will air on Golf Channel and NBCSports.com from 10 am to Noon. NBC will broadcast the tournament's finish from Noon to 3 pm.

Leaderboard, follow the action

Click here to see all the scores from the tournament 

You can also follow all the action on the Augusta National Women's Amateur twitter account @anwagolf