The primary union between the USA Golfing Affiliation and the USA army will deliver a junior golfing main to the outskirts of Colorado Springs.
Eisenhower Golfing Path on the Air Pressure Academy will host the U.S. Ladies’ Junior Championship from July 13-18, 2020, the USGA introduced Monday.
The 72nd taking part in of the development this is open to amateurs below 19 years outdated with a handicap of 9.four or decrease would be the first USGA tournament hosted at an army route.
It is going to be performed at the Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed Blue Path that opened in 1959.
“We’re so excited to deliver the U.S. Ladies’ Junior to the USA Air Pressure Academy,” mentioned Tracy Parsons, championship director. “The championship every year hosts the arena’s elite feminine junior golfers, and we all know the Blue Path at Eisenhower will give you the ultimate check in figuring out a USGA champion.”
The ladies’ junior championship used to be first performed in 1949, and its listing of champions contains Hollis Stacy, Nancy Lopez and Lexi Thompson. The winner earns an exemption into the next yr’s U.S. Ladies’s Open.
The 2018 ladies’ junior set a report with 1,606 entries.
This would be the 34th USGA championship in Colorado, an inventory that almost all just lately incorporated the U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor this previous summer time.
“We’re so overjoyed to welcome the U.S. Ladies’ Junior to our state, and with the intention to spouse with the USGA for this championship,” mentioned Mike Schultz, president of the Junior Golfing Alliance of Colorado. “It’s an honor with the intention to paintings with them to permit a neighborhood golfing route to host a prestigious nationwide championship.”