Aspiring professional and amateur female golfers in Thailand are invited to enter the qualifying rounds for the kingdom’s premier golfing event – the Honda LPGA Thailand 2019. Amateur players must have a USGA handicap of 2.0 or less as of 1 December, 2018.
The National Qualifiers will be held from January 8-9, 2019 on the Old Course, Siam Country Club in Pattaya. The deadline for registration is December 31, 2018 and the registration fee is 1,600 baht. The winner of the qualifiers goes on to play among the world’s top lady golfers at the same venue on February 21-24, 2019. Applicants may download the entry form at www.hondalpgathailand.com.
Held annually since 2006 in Pattaya, the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament showcases 60 of world’s elite LPGA players and 10 rising stars in women’s golf from all ages. Prize money in 2019 will be US$1.6 million. Recent years have witnessed thrilling finishes and provided opportunities for top players such as South Korea’s Ryu So-yeon, the USA’s Lexi Thompson and Thailand’s very own Ariya Jutanugarn, currently ranked #1 in LPGA rankings, to showcase their talents.