Announced: By the Greenbrier Resort, that the winner of the Big 12 Conference Championship, which will be played next month at the West Virginia resort, will earn an exemption into the PGA Tour event to be played in the fall at Greenbrier. The Big 12 tournament, to be hosted by conference member West Virginia, will be held April 26-28 at Greenbrier’s Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. The course also is the site of the PGA Tour’s A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier, to be played Sept. 12-15.
Named: Sarah LeBrun Ingram, as captain of the Americans’ 2020 Curtis Cup team. Ingram, of Nashville, Tenn., is a three-time Curtis Cup participant (1992, ’94 and ’96) and a three-time U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion (1991, ’93 and ’94). The biennial matches against Great Britain and Ireland’s top female amateurs will be played June 12-14 at Conwy (Wales) Golf Club. The U.S. leads the series, 29-8-3.