The LPGA and Group 1001 announced today a new official LPGA Tour event to be held in Boca Raton, Fla.
The inaugural playing of the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio will be held January 20- 27, 2020 at Boca Rio Golf Club.
“We are thrilled to support women’s professional golf and to provide a platform for the sport’s best to compete and showcase their talents,” said Dan Towriss, CEO of Group 1001. “We are honored to work alongside the LPGA to bring this new event to Boca Rio Golf Club and the Southeast Florida region.”
This new event will be one of two LPGA Tour tournaments held in Florida in January 2020. The year will kick off with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on January 15-19 in Lake Buena Vista, one week prior to the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. The Sunshine State will also bookend the Tour season, with the year culminating at the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples in November.
The Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio will feature:
- A field of 108 players
- $2,000,000 purse
- 72 holes of stroke play