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Internationals in the 2024 Augusta National Women’s Amateur field

2023 Augusta National Women's Amateur

The world’s best women’s amateur golfers are heading back down Magnolia Lane.

The fifth Augusta National Women’s Amateur tees off this week with 47 of the top 50 players in the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking dreaming of hoisting the trophy on the 18th green.

The field of 72 – 36 Americans and 36 Internationals – will play two rounds of stroke play at nearby Champions Retreat Golf Club on Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4, with the top 30 players advancing to the final round on Saturday, April 6. The entire field will play Augusta National for a practice round Friday, April 5.

Get to know the International players in the field.

Meet the field: Americans competing at ANWA

Yuna Araki of Japan play from a bunker on the second hole during the final round of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur at Augusta National Golf Club on April 01, 2023 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Age: 18
Hometown: Kumamoto, Japan
ANWA history: Second appearance

The 2023 Toyota Junior World Cup individual champion will make her second Augusta National Women’s Amateur appearance. She advanced to the final round in her debut last year, finishing T-9 with a closing 73 at Augusta National.

Kajsa Arwefjall

San Jose State’s Kajsa Arwefjall won the USF Intercollegiate at Olympic Club. (Photo: San Jose State Athletics)

Age: 23
Hometown: Tranas, Sweden
Education: San Jose State, fifth-year
ANWA history: Second appearance

She has five top-10 finishes this season, including runner-up in the Molly Collegiate Invitational last fall and sixth in the Silicon Valley Showcase in March. In 2023, she earned Second Team All-America honors as a senior, finished runner-up in an LET Access Series event in Sweden, reached the quarterfinals of the Women’s Amateur Championship in England and represented Sweden in the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship in Abu Dhabi.

Carla Bernat Escuder of Spain tees off at the third hole during the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships – Espirito Santo Trophy at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on October 28, 2023 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Martin Dokoupil/Getty Images)

Age: 20
Hometown: Castellon, Spain
Education: Kansas State, junior
ANWA history: Second appearance

She has three top-three finishes this season, winning the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational last fall and finishing third in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in February and the…


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