Opened: By Augusta National Golf Club, registration to the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt. The local qualifying, to be held May through August at 311 sites across all 50 states, is open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Eighty finalists – 40 boys and 40 girls – will advance to the national DCP event at Augusta National on the Sunday before the Masters Tournament.
Announced: By the R&A, that three places will be available out of this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational to qualify for the British Open. Three players who finish among the top 10 and ties at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla., who are not already exempt will earn places in the Open, which will be held July 18-21 at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Arnold Palmer Invitational is the fourth event in the Open Qualifying Series.