The LPGA Symetra Tour is actively working with CVBs and sports commissions across the U.S. to add three or four new tournaments in 2019. The tour, a feeder system for future LPGA stars, has grown from 15 to 23 events since 2013.
Here are the details:
Deadline to bid: October 2018
Time of year: February through October
Venue requirements: A championship-caliber golf course available Tuesday-Sunday; Host city should assist securing title sponsor
Estimated number of participants/attendees: 144 players; 8,000-10,000 spectators
Estimated economic impact: $600,000-$1 million
Hotel requirements: Host hotel(s) must be in close proximity to the host golf course
Room nights: 400-600
Suggested Rate: $89
Minimum Purse: $100,000
While there is no formal RFP, interested parties can learn more about LPGA Symetra Tour events here.
For additional information or questions, contact David Lafrennie, vice president, corporate partnerships and administration at LPGA, at firstname.lastname@example.org.