The Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) announced the schedule for the 2023 KLPGA regular tour.
The KLPGA explained on the 31st that “the 2023 season will be held on the largest scale ever with 32 tournaments, a total prize money of about 31.1 billion won, and an average prize money of about 970 million won per tournament.”
The number of competitions increased by 2 from 30 last season, and the total prize money increased by about 2.8 billion won from 28.3 billion won. For the first time in KLPGA history, the total prize money for a regular tour season exceeded 30 billion won.
In August and October of this year, new competitions with total prize money of 1.2 billion won will be established. 토토사이트
In addition, four tournaments increased their prize money. Chris F&C The 45th KLPGA Championship raised the total prize money from 1.2 billion won to 1.3 billion won, and the Doosan Match Play Championship also inflated the prize money from 800 million won to 900 million won. Celltrion Queens Masters increased from 1 billion won to 1.2 billion won. The major tournament Hanwha Classic will hold the tournament with the highest prize money by increasing the prize money from 1.4 billion won to 1.667 billion won.
Competitions with a total prize money of over 1 billion won accounted for 43% of the total, with 14 out of 32 competitions. The total prize money of 1.2 billion won or more exceeded 28% of all competitions with 9 competitions.
With 19 contests, more than half of which have been held consistently for more than 10 times, the tradition and authority are continuing.
The KLPGA Tour 2023 season has already begun with the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open and the PLK Pacific Rings Korea Championship last month. The opening game in Korea is the Lotte Rental Women’s Open, which will be held at Lotte Skyhill Jeju in Seogwipo, Jeju in April, and the schedule will begin in earnest from April.