New group clarified for $5 million LPGA finale
NAPLES, Fla. – The Race to the CME Globe turns into the Race to the CME Globe Champion this week.
The distinction won’t be as inconspicuous as the name change. Truth be told, there’s history being made in the progressions at the CME Group Tour Championship.
Here’s a groundwork going into the LPGA’s season finale:
The new configuration
Under the past organization, 72 players qualified for the Tour Championship in a season-long focuses race, with the top 12 in indicates getting an opportunity win the $1 million season-long reward. Once in Naples, two rivalries were all the while organized, one for the competition trophy in a conventional 72- gap stroke-play rivalry with a $2.5 million handbag and $500,000 ahead of all comers check, and one for the CME Globe with its $1 million reward setting off to the top point champ at competition’s end. The focuses were reset before the season finale.
Under the current year’s patched up group, 60 players qualified for the Tour Championship in the season-long focuses race. In Naples, be that as it may, the focuses are currently being surrendered for a champ take-all challenge (the current week’s victor takes the competition and the season-long prize) with the event purse multiplied to $5 million. All 60 players have a taken shots at the biggest victor’s check throughout the entire existence of ladies’ golf ($1.5 million) in a 72- opening stroke play rivalry with no cut.
The LPGA will respect its top players at its LPGA Rolex Awards Dinner Thursday night at the Ritz Carlton at Tiburon Golf Club.
Jin Young Ko gets an opportunity this week to join Ariya Jutanugarn as the main players to win the Rolex Player of the Year Award, the Vare Trophy for low scoring normal, the Rolex Annika Major Award and LPGA cash title while finishing the season as the Rolex world No. 1.
Jutanugarn did it a year ago.
Ko as of now holds the No 1 positioning and has just bolted up the Rolex Player of the Year Award and the Rolex Annika Major Award.
Carlota Ciganda won the $1 million prize as the Risk Reward Challenge champ with the best all out scoring normal on the assigned hazard remunerate openings through the 2019 season.
Television Coverage (All occasions ET)
Thursday – 4-7 p.m. (tape delay) on Golf Channel; live stream, 1-4 p.m.
Friday – 4-7 p.m. (tape delay) on Golf Channel; live stream, 1-4 p.m.
Saturday – 4-7 p.m. (tape delay) on Golf Channel; live stream, 1-4 p.m.
Sunday – 1-4 p.m. (live) on NBC; live stream, 1-4 p.m.