The USGA has established the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship, a new national championship showcasing the world’s best golfers with disabilities. The inaugural competition took place on Course No. 6 at historic Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, July 18-20, 2022.
The championship is 54 holes of stroke play on Pinehurst No. 6. It is open to males and females, professionals and amateurs, with either physical impairment, sensory impairment (vision), or intellectual impairment, who have a WR4GD Pass as well as an authorized World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index®.
The field will consists of 96 players. Further eligibility requirements, field composition and other competitive format details of the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship will be announced at a later date. This is the 11th USGA championship held at Pinehurst, and the first on Course No. 6.