Honda LPGA Thailand set for Pattaya return

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The 2014 Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament will take place from February 20–23 next year at Siam Country Club Old Course in Pattaya.  The top 60 world’s money list woman golfers and 10 exemptions will compete in the 72-hole stroke play tournament with no cut to win prize money of 1.5 million USD or 46 million THB, with a special hole-in-one prize of a new Honda Accord worth 1.66 THB.

At a press conference to announce next year’s tournament, Palakorn Somsuwan, Managing Director of Bangkok Broadcasting & TV Co., Ltd. and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, said, “We are very proud of the Honda LPGA Thailand.

Pattaya’s Siam Country Club Old Course will once again play host to the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament from February 20–23, 2014.Pattaya’s Siam Country Club Old Course will once again play host to the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament from February 20–23, 2014.

It has been very exciting and satisfying to watch it grow in stature each year since our first event in 2006.  The tournament has attracted the world’s best golfers to play here which marks our event as comparable to any other world-class golf tournaments in the region.  We firmly believe that the 2014 tournament will be even more impressive, exciting and challenging than previous years.

“In addition,” he added, “for the last seven editions of the Honda LPGA Thailand we have given opportunities to youth players to compete alongside the world’s best golfers and again in 2014 we will definitely extend the invites to Thai youth golfers to take their place in the field.”

Title sponsor Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has recently contributed 1,000,000 THB to the Thailand Ladies Golf Association in order to support the development of the next generation of local golfing talent to compete on the global stage.  Honda also encourages golf fans to visit their website www.hondalpga.com to stay updated on the tournament and join the many online quiz games and activities to win free tickets to the event.