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$100M - Largest purse money in the history of LPGA Tour in 2023

Posted by Admin 21 Nov 2022

LPGA Tour’s has announced a total prize money of $101.4m (£85m) for next season where the world’s top female golfers will compete for this record prize. This is the highest in the Tour’s history. Combined purses are more than double what was paid out on the tour just a decade ago.

LPGA Tour has announced 33 events across 12 countries in which this total prize money will be divided between. 

2023 LPGA schedule
(bold = major; * = to be confirmed; italic = unofficial)

Jan. 19-22: Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions Lake Nona G. and C.C., Orlando, Florida, $1.5M
Feb. 23-26: Honda LPGA Thailand Siam C.C. (Old Course), Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand, $1.7M
March 2-5: HSBC Women’s World Championship Sentosa G.C., Singapore, $1.8M
March 9-12: Blue Bay LPGA, Jian Lake Blue Bay G.C., Hainan Island, China, $2.1M
March 23-26: LPGA Drive On Championship, Superstition Mountain G.C., Gold Canyon, Arizona, $1.75M
March 30-April 2: DIO Implant LA Open Palos Verdes G.C., Palos Verdes Estates, California, $1.75M
April 12-15: LOTTE Championship presented by Hoakalei Hoakalei C.C., Ewa Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, $5.1M
April 20-23: The Chevron Championship The Club at Carlton Woods, The Woodlands, Texas, $5.1M
April 27-30: JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro Wilshire G.C., Los Angeles, $3M
May 4-7: Hanwha LIFEPLUS International Crown TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, $2M
May 11-14: Cognizant Founders Cup Upper Montclair C.C., Clifton, New Jersey, $3M
May 24-28: Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play presented by MGM Rewards Shadow Creek, Las Vegas, $1.5M
June 1-4: Mizuho Americas Open, Liberty National G.C., Jersey City, New Jersey, $2.75M
June 9-11: ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer Seaview, A Dolce Hotel (Bay Course), Galloway, New Jersey, $1.75M
June 15-18: Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Blythefield C.C., Grand Rapids, Michigan, $2.5M
June 22-25: KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Baltusrol G.C. (Lower Course), Springfield, New Jersey. $9M*
July 6-9: U.S. Women’s Open presented by ProMedica Pebble Beach G.L., Pebble Beach, California, $10M*

July 13-16: Greater Toledo LPGA Classic Highland Meadows G.C., Sylvania, Ohio, $1.75M
July 19-22: Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational Midland C.C., Midland, Michigan, $2.7M
July 27-30: Amundi Evian Championship, Evian Resort G.C., Evian-les-Bains, France, $6.5M
Aug. 3-6: Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open Dundonald Links, Ayrshire, Scotland, $2M
Aug. 10-13: AIG Women’s Open Walton Heath (Old Course), Surrey, England, $7.3M
Aug. 17-20: ISPS Handa World Invitational Galgorme Castle G.C., and Massereene G.C., Antrim, Northern Ireland, $1.5M
Aug. 24-27: CP Women’s Open Shaughnessy G. and C.C., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, $2.35M
Aug. 31-Sept. 3: Portland Classic Columbia Edgewater C.C., Portland, Oregon, $1.5M
Sept. 7-10: Kroger Queen City Championship presented by P&G Kenwood C.C., Cincinnati, Ohio, $1.75M
Sept. 22-24: Solheim Cup Finca Cortesin, Andalucia, Spain
Sept. 29 – Oct. 1: Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G Pinnacle C.C., Rogers, Arkansas, $2.3M
Oct. 5-8: The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America Old American G.C., The Colony, Texas, $1.8M
Oct. 12-15: Buick LPGA Shanghai, Qizhong Garden G.C., Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, $2.1M
Oct. 19-22: BMW Ladies Championship Korean location to be announced, $2.2M
Oct. 26-29: Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA, Miramar G.C., New Taipei City, Taiwan, $2.2M
Nov. 2-5: Toto Japan Classic Taiheiyo Club Minori Course, Omitama, Ibaraki, Japan, $2M
Nov. 9-12: The ANNIKA driven by Gainbridge at Pelican Pelican G.C., Belleair, Florida, $3.25M
Nov. 16-19: CME Group Tour Championship Tiburon G.C., Naples, Florida, $7M lpga commissioner mollie marcoux samaanLPGA commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan

LPGA’s global schedule will take place in 11 states across the United States and 12 countries and regions. 
The season will start at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions. The tour is also planning to visit Asia after overtaking to Superstition Mountain Golf Club in Gold Canyon, Ariz., for the fifth playing of the LPGA Drive On Championship. 

Out of the total purse amount, the newly upraised purse of $5.1 million for the first women’s major of the season will make its debut at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas hosting The Chevron Championship. Alike in the same week, LPGA’s LA championship is scheduled in April raising a $3 million purse which will be hosted at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles.

2023 is booked with New Jersey for hosting four events there to celebrate the past, present and future of the women’s golf game. Many female amateurs will be competing in these events beside their professional champions. Second elite women’s competition will be held on the Lower Course at the famed Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield. 

One of the very renowned courses of the world where the golfers are very fond of is the Pebble Beach , where The U.S. Women's Open will bring female professionals on this beautiful course of the U.S. This championship has a great importance as it carries quite a heavy purse amount of at least $10million.

The accustomed approach of the Tour will make its way through Europe, with the Amundi Evian Championship, and its $6.5 million purse. The LPGA Tour will then compete across the United States and Canada before heading back to Asia for the month of October.

Finally, the season will end at Tiburon Golf Club for the CME Group Tour Championship, with the winner receiving $2 million, the largest single prize in the history of women’s golf.

Indian Golfer, Aditi Ashok may find her ways to get into the series of these 33 tournaments. 


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