Women’s golf Masters, everything is ready


Everything is ready in the United States for the fourth edition of the women’s golf Masters, a tournament reserved for the best amateurs in the world. From March 29 to April 1 in Georgia there will be a show challenge in the fourth edition of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur where Carolina Melgrati will defend the blue colors. The blue, 20-year-old from Monza registered for the Milan Golf Club, is at the second consecutive presence in the event which will take place over the distance of 54 holes with the participation of 72 competitors (including 37 debutants), representing 19 different countries, including the top 45 of the World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of 2022 including the last two winners: the Japanese Tsubasa Kajitani and the American Anna Davis (who will defend the title).

Masters, schedule

Also in the field, which boasts 19 of the current top 20 amateurs in the world, is Rose Zhang, leader of the rankings and third at the Women’s Masters in 2021.

The first and second rounds will take place at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Evans, tomorrow and Thursday 30 March respectively. The top 30 classified (and those tied for 30th place) will be the protagonists of the final round on Saturday 1st April (after a field test scheduled for Friday 31st March) at the Augusta National, temple of the green. There where a few days later (from 6 to 9) the big names in world men’s golf will compete for the “Green Jacket” in The Masters 2023.

The Masters, more commonly known as the Augusta Masters, is one of the four most important tournaments — known as majors (in Spanish: Torneos grandes) — on the men’s golf calendar and the first to be held every year since 1934. The round The tournament final is usually held on the second Sunday in April.

Known as the Augusta National Invitational during its first five editions, unlike the rest of the majors, the Masters has a fixed venue, the Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club located in Augusta, Georgia, United States. The forerunners of the tournament were the players Clifford Roberts and Bobby Jones,3 who designed the course together with the legendary course designer Alister MacKenzie.1

Similar to the rest of the majors, winning the Masters grants the golfer who wins certain privileges: being automatically invited to play the other three majors for the next five years and getting a lifetime invitation to play the Masters. He also becomes part of the PGA Tour and receives an invitation to play The Players tournament for the next five years; however, being a major tournament, it is also part of the European Tour calendar, although without an invitation to The Players, in case a player from this circuit wins the Augusta tournament. In 2021, the prize budget was $11.5 million.

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