CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia junior women’s golfer Amanda Sambach (Pinehurst, N.C.) will make her fourth appearance at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur when play opens Wednesday. She qualified for the event by meeting the standard of being among the United States’ top-30 players in the final World Amateur Golf Rankings for 2023 to qualify for the field. There are a total of 72 player’s in the field for the event.

The first 36 holes of the ANWA will be contested over two days on the Island and Bluff nines at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 3-4. The entire field will then play Augusta National for an official practice round Friday, April 5. The final round will take place at Augusta National on Saturday, April 6 and will feature the top 30 competitors who made the cut.

Sambach is schedule to begin her first round at 8:35 a.m. while paired with Yana Wilson (United States) and Rocio Tejedo (Spain). They will start their rounds from the 10th tee.

Last year, Sambach made the cut for the final round for the first time. She tied for 14th at 3-over 219, including a final round of 2-over 74 at Augusta National, the site of The Masters.

The first and second rounds of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur will be broadcast live on Golf Channel (1:30-3:30 p.m. ET) from Champions Retreat Golf Club. NBC Sports will produce and broadcast three hours (Noon-3 p.m. ET) of live final-round coverage of the event at Augusta National. Additionally, Golf Channel’s “Live From the Masters” will commence on Friday, April 5 at Augusta National to provide coverage of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals and the Masters Tournament.

More information, including live scoring, is available