US Senior Amateur entrance to Cedar Rapids

The best women’s pledge golfers in a nation will be entrance to Cedar Rapids in 2019.

The United States Golf Association announced currently that a Cedar Rapids Country Club will horde a 58th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, Aug. 24-29, 2019.

This is a initial USGA championship hosted in Cedar Rapids and a third in Iowa.

“The USGA is unapproachable to supplement Cedar Rapids Country Club as a championship site and is vehement to rivet with a Cedar Rapids village for a initial time,” Stuart Francis, USGA Championship Committee chairman, pronounced in a news release. “We’re assured a Donald Ross pattern will yield a extensive hearing for competitors, and that a bar will be a superb horde for a family, friends and fans who attend a 2019 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur.”

Founded in 1904 and non-stop for play in 1915, CRCC stays a usually march in Iowa designed by Ross. In 2011, a march began a replacement plan led by Ron Prichard that returned signature Ross pattern elements that had been mislaid or vaporous over time. The restoration, that resolved in a open of 2016, enclosed a reclamation of open vistas, re-establishment of strange lines of play, smoothness of watershed-driven infrastructure, and immature formidable improvements featuring a enlargement and re-contouring of 12 greens and a finish redesign of 3 greens.

“On interest of all a members and staff during Cedar Rapids Country Club, we would like to appreciate a United States Golf Association for usurpation a invitation to horde a 2019 U. S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship,” pronounced Anne Parmley, bar president. “We are respected to horde this championship, and vehement to share a recently easy Donald Ross golf course, bar and accessible village with a world’s best comparison womanlike pledge golfers.”

In July, CRCC will horde a 2017 Iowa Amateur Championship. The bar also has hosted several subordinate events, including internal qualifiers for a 2016 U.S. Open Championship and 2014 Drive, Chip Putt Championship.

The 2019 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur will be a initial USGA championship in Iowa given a 1999 U.S. Senior Open Championship, won by Dave Eichelberger, during Des Moines Golf Country Club.

First played in 1962, a U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur is open to womanlike amateurs who strech their 50th birthday on or before a initial day of a championship, and have a encumber not surpassing 18.4. A sum of 132 qualifiers will contest in 36 holes of cadence play during CRCC, from that 64 people will allege into a championship’s match-play joint that will establish a champion.

The 2017 championship is in Portland, Ore., and a 2018 in Vero Beach, Fla.

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