Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific in Thailand put off due to Coronavirus outbreak

The R&A today (on Saturday) announced that the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship is postponed. The announcement was also made on the official website of the R&A.

Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A said, “With our partners at the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation we have taken the decision to postpone the Women’s Asia-Pacific Amateur championship which was due to be played next week at Siam Country Club in Thailand. 

“The decision has been taken amid serious concerns for the safety of players and officials travelling during the current coronavirus outbreak. 

“Our utmost priority is to ensure their safety and the advice we have received in the last 24 hours is that we should not ask them to travel at this time. 

“We will assist all players with their arrangements and hope to reschedule the championship later this year.”

The tournament has a greatt incentive for amateurs, as the winner gets exemptions to the Women’s British Open, the Evian Championship and an invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur (ANWA).

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Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific in Pattaya from February 12


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