Friday, 21 January 2011
Crowd-pullers Paula “Pink Panther” Creamer and Michelle Wie, both of the US, will return to Thailand’s premier women’s golf tournament scheduled from Feb 17-20 at Siam Country Club’s Old Course.
The “Pink Panther” will be returning to Thailand brimming with confidence after winning her first Major at the 2010 US Women’s Open. It will be her third appearance in the Honda tournament.
Top players who will compete in the fifth Honda event include world No. 1 Jiyai Shin of South Korea, No.2 Christie Kerr of the US, No.3 Suzann Pettersen of Norway, No.4 Na Yeon Choi, last year’s LPGA money winner from South Korea, No.5 Yani Tseng of Taiwan and No.6 Ai Miyazato of Japan who is the Honda Thailand defending champion.
| Host Venue |
|SIAM COUNTRY CLUB PATTAYA OLD COURSE |
50/6 Moo 9, Tambon Pong, Amphor Banglamung, Chonburi 20150 Thailand
Tel. +66 38 909 700
Fax. +66 38 909 779
|Tournament Week : February 17-20, 2011 |
Thursday, February 17 - 1st Round
Friday, February 18 - 2nd Round
Saturday, February 19 – 3rd Round
Sunday, February 20 – Final Round
|Prize Money||US$ 1.45 million|
|Official Sanctions||Sanctioned by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)|
|Official Broadcaster||BBTV Channel 7|
|Co Sponsors||Cotto , Bank of Ayudhya (BAY) , Chonburi , |
Thailand convention & exhibition bureau (TCEB)
|Partners||Dusit Thani Pattaya , Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course|
|Promoter||BBTV Channel 7 & IMG|
|Tournament Format of Play & Qualifying Criteria||72-hole stroke play with no cut. Field comprising of top 50 available players from the 2010 LPGA Official Money List and 10 invites. In the event of a tie for first place a ‘sudden death’ play-off will take place over holes 18, 18, 17, 18.|
|2010 Champion||AI MIYAZATO (Japan)|
|Distributor||Tickets available at Thai Ticket Major|
|Course||SIAM COUNTRY CLUB PATTAYA OLD COURSE|
|Price||Thursday 17 February 2011, Friday 18 February 2011 – 200 baht |
Saturday 19 February 2011 – 300 baht
Sunday 20 February 2011 – 400 baht
Season ticket 4 days – 600 baht.
*** Free admission for 18 years old or below and 60 years old or above***
Monday, 10 January 2011