Date: July 13-17, 2020
Location: The Home Course | DuPont, Wash.
Lodging: The PNGA has negotiated discounted hotel rates for tournament players and guests.
Entry Fee: $200 (USD)
Entry Includes: One hosted practice round, two rounds of stroke play qualifying, match play rounds for the 32 players who qualify, tee gifts, range balls, one player lunch or meal voucher, crystal awards for medalist and top four finishers.
Entry Deadline: June 22, 2020
Eligibility: Entries are open to female amateur golfers who: (1) have an up-to-date USGA Handicap Index or Golf Canada Handicap Factor not exceeding 8.4, and (2) are members in good standing of a PNGA member club.
Presidential Invitations: A maximum number of 16 Presidential Invitations may be extended to individuals who are not PNGA members. Requests for Presidential Invitations must be submitted via email to email@example.com by June 15, 2020. All requests must include a golfing resume outlining major accomplishments.
Field Limit: Field will be limited to 48 qualified entrants. At the close of entry, the field of 48 will be filled by the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes and Golf Canada Handicap Factors in addition to Presidential Invitees and exempt players.
This championship runs concurrently with the PNGA Women's Mid-Amateur, which has a field limit of 48. The PNGA reserves the right to modify either field limit to achieve a full field of 96 players.
Championship - 48 players eligible
Stroke Play: 36 holes stroke play to determine 32 qualifiers for match play. A tie for lowest qualifying scorer or last qualifier's place will be decided immediately by a hole-by-hole play-off.
Match Play: A draw based on qualifying scores will be used. Ties in qualifying rounds will be decided by a blind draw, except that places of those participating in a play-off will be determined by performance in the play-off.
Practice Round: All players will be allowed one complimentary practice round prior to the championship.
Caddies: A player may provide her own caddie. Host club caddies will not be available.
Carts: The Local Rule prohibiting the use of motorized transportation as prescribed in Section 8 of the Committee Procedures is in effect.
As a general rule, players and their caddies must walk the course at PNGA Championships. But consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disabled player or caddie may be permitted to use a golf cart as an accommodation to his or her disability. As required by the ADA, the PNGA will evaluate such requests on a case-by-case basis. The required form entitled Golf Cart Request Form (as well as additional important information for first time and subsequent requests for a cart) is available at the following link: thepnga.org/policies
Exemptions: All past PNGA Women's Amateur Champions; 2019 PNGA Women's Amateur runner-up, Jacqueline Bendrick; semifinalists, Mary Parsons and Susan Xiao. Other exempt players: Anna Kittelson, Angel Lin, Gihoe Seo, Ellie Slama, Isabelle Taylor.