DALLAS, Texas (January 19, 2021) – The Amateur Golf Alliance is proud to announce that the 2021 AGA Women’s’ Amateur Championship will be conducted at Forest Creek Golf Club in Pinehurst, NC on May 25-28, 2021. “After a successful inaugural event during the COVID crisis, we are excited to bring back this important women’s amateur championship to the home of golf in the US, Pinehurst, NC” stated AGA President Alan Fadel. The 2020 championship crowned two recognized champions in the women’s amateur game and hope with COVID relief on the way, the tournament will again attract a strong field of top amateur players. “As with last year’s championship we will make every effort to ensure the safety of all involved, while conducting a first-class championship. Forest Creek will be a wonderful host venue and provide a true test for the tournament.", noted AGA executive director Rob Addington.
The field will be limited to 72 players, who have reached their 23rd birthday or are out of college eligibility playing 54 holes of stroke play competition. The championship entries will open on February 10, 2021 at 9:00 am (Central) along with full tournament details can found on the AGA website at www.amateurgolfalliance.org under the championship tab.
About Forest Creek Golf Club: Forest Creek Golf Club is in the “Home of American Golf”, Pinehurst, NC. Nestled on 1,250 acres Forest Creek boasts two award winning Tom Fazio designed golf courses: South (1996) and North (2005). Fazio’s approach to the South Course was low profile in nature, essentially draping the holes across the land creating an unforced natural appearance, which draws comparisons to the famed Augusta National. Golfweek’s 2021 Top Residential Course list includes both the North (48) and South (90) courses.
About the Amateur Golf Alliance: The “AGA” was established to support and promote the amateur game via competitions providing amateur golfers throughout the globe more opportunities to compete at national and international events, and fund research and initiatives that will enhance the landscape of competitive amateur golf.
Rob Addington | Anera Sports, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org 469.458.9988
Amanda Kolb | Anera Sports, LLC email@example.com 469.458.0806
Tara Connelly | Tournament Chair