The Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) announced the regular tour schedule for the 2023 season on the 31st.
This season, the KLPGA tour will be held in 32 tournaments with a total prize money of about 31.1 billion won. the largest ever. The average prize money for each tournament is about 970 million won.
Looking at the number of competitions alone, the number of competitions increased by 2 from 30 last season. The total prize money increased by about 2.8 billion won from 28.3 billion won, and is expected to succeed in breaking the 30 billion won mark in the regular tour season for the first time in KLPGA history. The average prize amount has increased from about 940 million won to 970 million won. New competitions are scheduled for the second week of August and the third week of October. 메이저사이트
Big tournaments also increase prize money. The ‘Chris F&C 45th KLPGA Championship’, which boasts the best history and tradition of the KLPGA, raised the total prize money from 1.2 billion won to 1.3 billion won, and the ‘2023 Doosan Match Play Championship’, held as the only match play method in the KLPGA, increased from 800 million won to 800 million won. With 900 million won, the ‘Celltrion Queen’s Masters’ raised the prize money from 1 billion won to 1.2 billion won. ‘Hanwha Classic 2023’ will be held as the highest prize money competition this season, expanding the prize money from 1.4 billion won to 1.667 billion won.
Meanwhile, it is noteworthy that the total prize money of over 1 billion won was 14 out of 32, accounting for 43% of the total. The total prize money of 1.2 billion won or more exceeded 28% of all competitions with nine competitions.
There are 19 competitions that have been consistently held for more than 10 times, far more than half of them.
The 2023 season announced the opening with a new tournament, the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open, in December, and the “PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship with SBS Golf” was held in Vietnam as the second tournament of the season. ‘Lotte Rental Women’s Open’, the opening game in Korea, will be held in the first week of April.