FAR HILLS, N.J. — The U.S. Golf Affiliation is offering a nationwide championship for gamers with disabilities that may begin subsequent 12 months on the No. 6 course at Pinehurst.
The U.S. Adaptive Open Championship is the fifteenth nationwide event for the USGA, open to women and men, professionals and amateurs, with bodily, sensory or mental impairment. The USGA stated it can announce later such particulars because the 96-player area and different format and competitors standards.
It is going to be a 54-hole occasion, and gamers can be required to have a “World Rating for Golfers with Disabilities” move and a licensed handicap index, golf’s technique of ranking gamers based mostly on their ability degree.
Pinehurst No. 6 in North Carolina will host the championship in 2022 and 2023. The USGA not too long ago introduced a second headquarters at Pinehurst.
“We imagine this effort will spur participation for golfers with disabilities and hope it evokes others within the business to make the sport and its competitions extra welcoming to all,” stated John Bodenhamer, the USGA’s senior managing director of championships.
The 2022 dates are July 20-22, and the applying course of is predicted to start out in February.