The decision to host the tournament without spectators was made in collaboration with the LPGA Tour, tournament staff, Walmart and P&G. The health and safety of all participants, tournament stakeholders and the NW Arkansas community has always been the top priority and was the driving force behind the decision.
Ticketholders will receive a full refund through Eventbrite. No action is needed from the current ticketholder to receive the refund.
Ticketholders will receive a full refund through Eventbrite. We expect all refunds to be processed by Monday, July 27 and funds received by ticketholders no later than Wednesday, August 5.
The #NWAChampionship is a proud supporter of both the Mercy Health Foundation and NWA Food Bank. The Mercy Health Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund helps to support the immediate needs of frontline caregivers + healthcare workers fighting the global pandemic. The NWA Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund supports the organization’s mission to ensure no one in NW Arkansas goes without a meal.
Yes, all LPGA Tour events for the months of July + August have announced they will be contested without spectators including the LPGA Drive On Championship, the Marathon Classic, the Ladies Scottish Open and the AIG Women’s Open. The full updated LPGA Tour schedule can be found here.
In partnership with the LPGA Tour, local event organizers announce today (July 23) that the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G, scheduled for August 24-30, will be contested without spectators in 2020. All three rounds of official tournament play will be broadcast to a global audience on the Golf Channel.