WILLIAMSBURG, VA – Cristie Kerr, the only three-time Champion (2005, 2009 and 2013) at Kingsmill Resort will be walking the fairways and be at the top of her game as the official Host/Ambassador of the 2020 Pure Silk Championship – an LPGA tournament hosted at Kingsmill Resort. The Pure Silk Championship will be played May 18-24, 2020, on the famed River Course for a $1.3 million purse. The highly visible role of ambassador will come naturally for Kerr, given her love of the
Ultimate Family Golf Experience Swings its Way to the Valley with New Amenities for 2020 PHOENIX, Ariz., – The LPGA Founders Cup is excited to celebrate its 10th anniversary March 16-22, 2020 at the Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. The tournament, which is the only LPGA event in Arizona, will feature a full field of players who will compete for a $1.5 million purse. The event will feature the top female golfers in the world including current World
CP sets a target of $1.75M to be raised for paediatric cardiac research and care TORONTO (Golf Canada) – Canadian Pacific (CP) and Golf Canada today announced that SickKids Foundation has been chosen as the primary charity partner for the 2019 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. The 2019 CP Women’s Open will see Canadian sensation and CP ambassador Brooke Henderson defend her national golf title against the top LPGA Tour players in the world from August 19-25 at Magna Golf Club, i
PXG Adds New LPGA Tour Talent to Its Roster of Champions Scottsdale, AZ – PXG has signed LPGA Tour winner Celine Boutier to its roster of champions. A decorated amateur golfer, Boutier was introduced to PXG during her tenure a Duke University in 2016. Duke is one of several NCAA D1 schools supported by PXG. Through PXG’s University Program, talented collegiate golfers like Boutier are provided with a tour-caliber club fitting and custom PXG equipment. Following graduation, B
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Kingsmill Resort, home to the Pure Silk Championship and the famed River Course is teeing up two golf experiences you don’t want to miss during this year’s tournament, May 20-26, 2019. It’s two opportunities on Monday and Wednesday, where players of all handicaps are welcomed and can make their own history alongside LPGA pros, plus gain insider tips from the pro and how they plan to conquer the course. It’s a scramble format, so there’s no pressure, just f
First #inviteHER Day asks golfers to extend an invitation to a woman to play golf (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) – A little over a month after the #inviteHER campaign was launched, the initiative today becomes more than a concept but a call-to-action with help from celebrities and social media influencers across the golf and lifestyle spaces calling on their fans and followers to take part. This #inviteHER Day asks golf enthusiasts to use social media to extend an invitation to the wo
WE ARE GOLF, LPGA Women’s Network Encourage Female Participation
Through ‘Power of Invitation’ (ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) – The U.S. golf industry – driven by WE ARE GOLF, a coalition of leading organizations working together to communicate the game’s economic, charitable, environmental and fitness benefits – launches its #inviteHER campaign for current golfers to encourage the women in their lives to start playing. Powered by the LPGA Women’s Network and WE ARE GOLF’s Women’s Ta
News and notes from Wascana Country Club for Sunday, August 26th REGINA (Golf Canada) - For the first time since 1973, a Canadian has won her country’s national golf championship. In front of hordes of fans screaming her name and singing O Canada, Brooke Henderson shot a final-round 65 and earned a decisive four-stroke win over Angel Yin at Regina’s Wascana Country Club. Lifted all week by the adoring Canadian fans, Henderson carded birdies at five of her closing eight holes.
CP Has Heart campaign to raise funds for Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of pediatric cardiac care in Saskatchewan REGINA (Golf Canada) — Golf Canada, in partnership with title sponsor Canadian Pacific (CP), has announced that many of the world’s top players have committed to compete in the 2018 CP Women’s Open from August 20-26 at Wascana Country Club in Regina. The early player commitments to challenge for the $2.25 million USD purse—one of the larg
Thomas Bjørn and Catriona Matthew to form ‘Captains Team’ Georgia Hall, Charley Hull, Mel Reid and Suzann Pettersen to also compete Last year’s champions Denmark back to defend their title European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn and Solheim Cup Captain Catriona Matthew will join forces in a world first for professional golf when the innovative GolfSixes returns to the European Tour schedule in May.
The Dane and the Scot will be the first male and female professionals to play