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2023 U.S. Adaptive Open Golf Championships (Pinehurst)
July 10 - July 12
“The USGA has established the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship, a new national championship that will showcase the world’s best golfers with disabilities. The inaugural competition will be conducted on Course No. 6 at historic Pinehurst Resort & Country Club on July 18-20, 2022. The 2nd U.S. Adaptive Open will also be held on Pinehurst No. 6, and will be conducted from July 10-12, 2023 (Recently changed from July 17-19th – read the announcement).”
The championship will be contested over 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 (IQ 75 or lower who meet the Virtus II1/Paralympic Criteria for Intellectual Disability).
Players must also have a WR4GD Pass and authorized World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index®. Further eligibility requirements, field composition and other competitive format details of the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship will be announced closer to the 2023 Championship.
Registration opens February 27th for the 2023 Championships.
We recommend all athletes with intellectual impairment
who plan to enter begin the required Virtus Eligibility
and other requirements outlined on our
Golf Information Page for Athletes with Intellectal Impairment.
Note: New Virtus II1 eligibility applications received after March 1, 2023 may not be confirmed in time to register for the 2023 event — please Contact Us if you have any Questions about the timeline.
Note: Date of entry is not a factor for selection into the event — all applications received before the registration deadline (which was Feb through May in 2022) will be considered.