AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Augusta Nationwide Girlss Novice has attracted the highest 45 gamers on this planet and can have expanded tv protection for the fourth version of what rapidly has turn out to be one of many premier occasions for feminine amateurs.
The event begins March 29 for 2 rounds at Champions Retreat earlier than going to Augusta Nationwide for a apply spherical Friday and the ultimate spherical on Saturday.
Golf Channel will televise the opening two rounds, after which NBC once more reveals the ultimate spherical from the house of the Masters.
Rose Zhang, the No. 1 beginner in ladiess golf, leads the 70 gamers whove accepted invites. That leaves two spots to be stuffed, one probably coming from the winner of the Asia Pacific Girlss Novice subsequent month in Singapore.
The highest 45 come from the ultimate World Novice Golf Rating of 2022.
This would be the first time prime amateurs wouldnt have to resolve between the Augusta Nationwide Girlss Novice and the primary LPGA Tour main of the yr, which additionally invitations main amateurs. The Chevron Championship has moved from the California desert to Houston, and it has left its former date of every week earlier than the Masters.
Additionally new to the Augusta Nationwide Girlss Novice this yr is the absence of a playoff. The highest 30 gamers after two rounds advance to the ultimate spherical; there beforehand was a playoff to get the quantity to 30 gamers.
This yr, the highest 30 and ties will advance to the ultimate spherical at Augusta Nationwide. All 72 gamers can play a apply spherical Friday.