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Announced: By the Evian Championship, that it will offer a special exemption for the winner of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific. The Evian joins the Women’s British Open in granting LPGA major-championship berths to the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific winner. This year’s WAAP will be played April 25-28 at The Royal Club in Hokota, Japan. The exemptions mirror the approach with the men's Asia-Pacific Amateur. The men’s champion earns spots in the Masters and British Open.

Awarded: The 2020 Latin America Amateur Championship to Mayakoba’s El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, officials from the USGA, R&A and Masters Tournament said. The tournament dates will be Jan. 16-19. El Camaleon is the site of the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic each fall.