Pelican Women's Championship Extends Partnership with LPGA Tour Through 2025; Purse Now $2 Million
BELLEAIR, Fla. – The Pelican Women’s Championship announced today a multi-year extension with the LPGA Tour to host the championship at Pelican Golf Club through 2025. In addition, beginning with the 2022 Pelican Women’s Championship, the purse will increase to $2 million.
“We are excited to extend our partnership with the LPGA Tour in bringing the world’s best female professional golfers to Tampa Bay for the Pelican Women’s Championship,” said Dan Doyle Jr, Pelican Golf Club. “We are committed to providing a best-in-class experience for the players and fans alike, and we are thankful for the tremendous support from the Belleair community in helping to build this new championship as a premier event on the LPGA Tour.”
“We are honored to be working alongside the LPGA Tour, the Doyle family and Pelican Golf Club in elevating the stature of women’s golf through the Pelican Women’s Championship,” said Marci Doyle, executive director of the Pelican Women’s Championship. “The Doyle family is passionate about this great championship and giving back to the community, and we look forward to hosting the world’s greatest players at Pelican Golf Club for years to come.”
The Pelican Women’s Championship made its debut in 2020 without spectators and welcomed fans to Pelican Golf Club for the first time this past week. Nelly Korda captured the 2021 Pelican Women's Championship title with a birdie on the first playoff hole over Lexi Thompson, Lydia Ko and defending champion Sei Young Kim.
The 2022 Pelican Women's Championship, with an increased purse to $2 million, will take place Nov. 7-13, 2022.