Sierra Brooks Accepts Invite to Inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur

Posted by Lake Mary Prep Athletics on Jan 24 2019 at 08:30AM PST

1/22/19 – The Inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur has announced the first 66 players who have accepted invitations into the 72-player field for the April 3-6 event. LMP alum Sierra Brooks will compete among the top 50 women’s amateurs in the world this April, and shared her excitement in a recent Golf Channel interview. Fred Ridley, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, commented that, “Receiving an invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur is representative of a remarkable amateur career, and so much more. We share in the excitement of the players, not only for what will unfold in April, but also for what their involvement will mean to increasing interest in the women’s game.” (Full article Initial Field Listed – Golf Channel here)

The first 36 holes of the 54-hole Augusta National Women’s Amateur will be played at Champions Retreat Golf Club with the top 30 and ties making the cut and competing at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6. Players who qualify for the final round will play in a practice round at Augusta National on April 5. NBC will broadcast the final round from noon-3 p.m. ET with Golf Channel providing highlights, live reports and news coverage during the event.

The top 30 players currently in the field, listed in order of their Week 52 WAGR standing are below, or click to view the full PGA field list

Jennifer Kupcho, 2
Jiwon Jeon, 4
Andrea Lee, 5
Atthaya Thitikul, 8
Lucy Li, 9
Ainhoa Olarra, 11
Maria Fassi, 13
Alessia Nobilio, 14
Yuka Yasuda, 17
Leonie Harm, 18
Sierra Brooks, 19
Linn Grant, 20
Dylan Kim, 21
Emilia Migliaccio, 22
Emma Spitz, 23
Pimnipa Panthong, 24
Olivia Mehaffey, 26
Kaitlyn Papp, 27
Rose Zhang, 28
Jaravee Boonchant, 29
Isabella Fierro, 30