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Palm Beach County to Host Walgreens Charity Championship of LPGA Tour

7 Nov, 2014


The 2014 Walgreens Charity Championship is one of eight scheduled LPGA Legends Tour stops, taking place at the Seagate Country Club in Delray Beach from November 6-9, 2014. This professional event consists of a 36-hole tournament featuring 48 LPGA legends and up to 12 local qualifiers. The LPGA Legends Tour is the official senior tour of the LPGA. This event represents the final tournament of the LPGA Legends season. The tour began in 2000 by LPGA professionals to showcase the talents of some of the greatest women’s golfers of all time.

Players participating in the Walgreens Charity Championship include hometown favorites Beth Daniel and Meg Mallon, both of Delray Beach, and native Floridian Laurie Rinker of Stuart. Others living in Florida include: JoAnne Carner (Palm Beach); Judy Dickinson (Tequesta); Lorie Kane (Orlando); Marilyn Lovander (Gainesville); Nancy Scranton (St. Augustine) and Jan Stephenson (New Port Richey). In addition, eight LPGA and World Golf Hall of Famers have committed to play: Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley, Donna Caponi, JoAnne Carner, Beth Daniel, Sandra Haynie, Nancy Lopez and Patty Sheehan. The field will compete for a purse of $250,000. A Senior Legends Division within the tournament will be offered for players 63 and over and will include Blalock, Caponi, Dickinson, Haynie, Sally Little and Sandra Palmer.

LGPA Legends Tour – Walgreens Charity Championship Schedule:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Walgreens Charity Championship Pro-Am
Double Shotgun: 7:15 AM and 12:45 PM, FREE Admission

 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7
 Local Professional Qualifier/Practice Rounds, FREE Admission

 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Opening Round of the LPGA Tour’s Walgreen Charity Championship, 8:00 AM
Steps with Balance Rewards Walk, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Walgreens Healthy Living Expo, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Final Round of the LPGA Tour’s Walgreen Charity Championship, 8:00 AM
Steps with Balance Rewards Walk, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Walgreens Healthy Living Expo, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Trophy & Check Presentation Follows Play on 18 Green

About Palm Beach County Sports Commission: Palm Beach County is home to some of the nation’s premier sporting facilities. Event owners will uncover a variety of high-quality, sport-oriented facilities, which will make a perfect fit for both amateur and professional sporting events. The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is ready to assist event owners and rights holders in making their event the most successful possible in Palm Beach County.

 Palm Beach County is a sport-oriented market. As a host to major regional, national and international sporting events, Palm Beach County has the experience and commitment to serving the sport tourism industry.

Palm Beach County is an extraordinary destination offering athletes and sport fans the very best of everything. With over 47 miles of white sandy beaches and over 200 hotels and resorts from Jupiter to Boca Raton, our destination offers every conceivable amenity. The county also has an array of attractions,with more than forty (40) cultural venues, twelve (12) major shopping destinations, 2,400 restaurants, 1,200 tennis courts, and over 170 golf courses. Visit the website for more information. 

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