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Play suspended in Augusta National’s Women’s Amateur Tournament

Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 7:40 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Play was suspended in the first round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Wednesday afternoon as a thunderstorm moved into the Augusta area.

This is the second time ever the tournament has been played. It was called off last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first two days of competition are being held at champion’s retreat golf club.

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Augusta National’s Women’s Amateur Tournament

That’s also where the practice round wrapped up yesterday.

There are 82 players in this year’s tournament, but only the top 30 will make the cut to play in the final round at Augusta National.

That final round starts Saturday morning.

Here is the schedule:

  • Round 1 will start Wednesday at Champions Retreat Golf Club.
  • Round 2 will be Thursday, also at Champions Retreat.
  • Friday will be a practice day.
  • Then Saturday will be the final round, to be played at Augusta National.

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