72-holes, stroke play with a cut for the leading 50 players plus ties after 36 holes. In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided by sudden-death playoff.

Invitations and Exemptions

The champion will receive the following:

  • An invitation to compete in the Masters Tournament
  • An exemption into the 149th Open at Royal St Georges
  • An exemption into The Amateur Championship, conducted by The R&A
  • An exemption into the U.S. Amateur Championship and any other USGA amateur championship for which he is eligible

The champion and runner(s)-up will receive the following:

  • An exemption into sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open with an opportunity to earn a place in the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot