Raymond James Becomes Co-Presenting Sponsor of the Pelican Women's Championship LPGA Tour Event
A Longtime Supporter in the Tampa Bay Community, Raymond James Inks Multi-Year Partnership with Tampa Bay’s Signature Women’s Golf Championship
Tickets are Now on Sale for the 2021 Pelican Women’s Championship Presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta, Nov. 8-14, 2021
BELLEAIR, Fla., Aug. 10, 2021– The Pelican Women’s Championship and Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) jointly announced today a multi-year strategic partnership for Raymond James to become co-presenting sponsor and official partner of the annual LPGA Tour event, taking place at Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Fla. The Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta will take place Nov. 8-14, 2021, featuring the world’s best female golfers competing over 72 holes for a share of the $1.75 million purse.
As part of the multiyear partnership that begins with this year’s event, Raymond James will add title sponsorship to the Monday Pro-Am (Nov. 8), as well as title sponsor of the Women’s Leadership Summit, taking place Tuesday, Nov. 9 at Pelican Golf Club.
“Raymond James has a proud heritage of supporting the communities where our associates work and live, and we are excited to partner with the Pelican Women’s Championship in supporting Tampa Bay’s signature LPGA Tour event,” said Paul Reilly, chairman and CEO of Raymond James. “Furthermore, we have a deep commitment to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all associates. Supporting women’s professional and career development, and our partnership with this great championship and the Women’s Leadership Summit is a natural extension of our company goals and initiatives.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Raymond James as a proud partner and supporter of the Pelican Women’s Championship, and we look forward to a long-lasting partnership,” said Dan Doyle Jr., of Pelican Golf Club. “Raymond James is synonymous with Tampa Bay sports and philanthropy, and we are excited to work with them in developing our Women’s Championship for years to come.”
Founded and based in St. Petersburg, Fla., Raymond James is a longtime leader in the Tampa Bay community. Raymond James sponsors many civic and charitable events, including the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Taste @ The Straz culinary benefit and the Outback Bowl, and has a long-term strategic partnership with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers via its naming rights agreement for Raymond James Stadium.
Tickets are now on sale for the Pelican Women’s Championship, the penultimate event on the 2021 LPGA Tour schedule and the final full-field event for the 2021 LPGA Tour season. Ticket availability for this year’s event include exclusive hospitality and general grounds passes, offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. For information about tickets, visitwww.PelicanLPGA.com.
About Raymond James Financial, Inc. Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) is a leading diversified financial services company providing private client group, capital markets, asset management, banking and other services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. The company has approximately 8,400 financial advisors. Total client assets are $1.17 trillion. Public since 1983, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RJF. Additional information is available at www.raymondjames.com.
About the Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta
The Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta is the LPGA’s annual tournament in the Tampa Bay region and features the world’s best female golfers
competing over four rounds for a share of the $1.75 million purse. The tournament is contested at the newly renovated Pelican Golf Club, a Donald Ross design that offers world-class amenities and an unmatched golf experience. The Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Raymond James and Konica Minolta is operated by Outlyr, a global sports, event management and lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in the development and execution of engaging events and experiences. In addition to managing 11 professional golf tournaments, Outlyr also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue-chip clients. For more information on the Pelican Women’s Championship, visit www.PelicanLPGA.com.