April 3-6, 2019
“Our hope and expectation is that this event will further energize those who already love the sport and inspire others through the dream of competing at Augusta National.”
– Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club
– Fred Ridley, Chairman

Atthaya Thitikul of Thailand,
2018 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Champion (Photo by Mark Runnacles/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)


The 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.


Golf fans wishing to attend any of next year’s competition rounds can now request a ticket application. Tickets will be sold in advance, but only after receipt of an online application. Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2018.


Rounds 1 & 2: April 3 - 4, 2019

The first 36 holes will be contested over two days at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

Round 3: April 6, 2019

Following the 36-hole cut, the final competitive round will take place at Augusta National Golf Club on Saturday, April 6.

Qualifications for Invitation

  • Invitations will be provided to the winners of the following recognized events: U.S. Women’s Amateur, Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship, Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific, U.S. Girls’ Junior, Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship, Girls Junior PGA Championship.
  • Future champions of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship will also receive an invitation for the following five years.
  • The top 30 players from the United States of America will be invited who are not otherwise qualified, based on the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of the 2018 calendar year (WAGR Week 52 standings).
  • After the previous qualifications, the next 30 highest ranked players not otherwise qualified will receive invitations, as listed on the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of the 2018 calendar year (WAGR Week 52 standings).
  • Remaining positions filled by invitation of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship Committee.

Note: All players who qualify must retain amateur status to compete in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship.