The top female golfers are headed to Irving for the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout. Purchase your ticket now at Tickets at LPGATX.com for Texas’ only LPGA event. Kids under 18 get in free with an adult ticket. Limited to 4 children’s ticket for every adult ticket. There is $1.3 million in prize money on the line. I will have free tickets up for grabs so follow me on Twitter or at the hashtag #LPGATXShootout
This event will take place at the Las Colinas Country Club April 26-30 for Volunteers of America Texas Shootout. This imust-see event attracts the world’s 144 top players and an international television broadcast on the Golf Channel.
The tournament is showcasing an elite field of players including most of the Rolex Rankings’ top 20 players: Ariya Jutanugarn (Thailand), Lydia Ko (New Zealand), Brooke M. Henderson (Canada), In Gee Chun (Korea), Shanshan Feng (China), Sei Young Kim (Korea), Anna Nordqvist (Sweden), Ha-Na Jang (Korea), Brittany Lang (USA), So Yeon Ryu (Korea), Minjee Lee (Australia), Amy Yang (Korea), Stacy Lewis (USA), Mirim Lee (Korea), Lexi Thompson (USA) and Gerina Piller (USA).
“This is the fifth year for the City of Irving to host the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout and we’re appreciative for their enthusiastic partnership,” said Tournament Director Kristy Nutt. “North Texas is a big draw for golf and it speaks volumes to an international audience about Irving’s support of female professional athletes.”
Tickets are available at LPGATX.com. Wednesday Pro-Am tickets are $10, daily tickets are $25, weekly badges are $50 and the Mustang Club presented by NEC (open air hospitality suite on the 18th green with food and beverage provided by Cool River Café) are $125 to $175.
Children 18 years of age and younger will be admitted into the tournament grounds with an accompanying ticketed adult. To honor the men and women who serve our country in the armed forces, the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout offers active duty, retirees, active reserve, National Guard, DoD civilians and their accompanying spouse complimentary good any one-day tickets.
ABOUT THE VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America’s most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps almost two million people in over 400 communities. Our work touches the mind, body, heart and ultimately the spirit of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services. For information, check voa.org.
ABOUT THE VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS SHOOTOUT
The Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, April 26-30, 2017 at Las Colinas Country Club, represents one of the premier showcases for female professional athletes in the region. The only LPGA event in Texas, this tournament is a must-see as it attracts the top players in the world and an international television broadcast on the Golf Channel. For information, check LPGATX.com.
71-hole stroke play
First cut after 36 holes to low 70 and ties
Second cut after 54 holes to low 50 and ties
Previous Tournament Champions
2016 – Jenny Shin – 68-70-63-67 = 270 (-14)
2015 – Inbee Park – 69-66-69-65 = 269 (-15)
2014 – Stacy Lewis – 71-64-69-64 = 268 (-12)
2013 – Inbee Park – 67-70-67 67 = 271 (-13)
Map to of the golf course here:Las Colinas Country Club Golf Course Map