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The Pilar Golf Club in Argentina will host The LAAC this year. The Latin America Amateur Championship is organized by The Masters Tournament, The R&A and the United States Golf Association. It will feature the best amateur players from 28 countries of the Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
This is the inaugural year of the tournament. There will be 109 players taking part in this year’s tournament. The winner will receive an unique invitation to play at the Masters, The Amateur Championship, The US Amateur and the other United States Golf Association events which are needed to be qualified from US Open. The winner and the runner up will also be invited to the International Final Qualifying round of The Open Championship and the final qualifying round of the US Open.
Field is resptricted to players with a handicap of 5.4 or less. Each of the 28 countries will have two spots allocated to them. The spots will be identified according to the World Amateur Golf Rankings. The remaining players of the total field of 120 will be filled from the World Amateur Golf Ranking with a limit of maximum six entries per country. The host country can have 10 participants.
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