Lady Golfers Gear Up For Return To Rogers

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The rowdy 17th green is about to get noisier this summer at the LPGA’s Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G.

At A Glance

Golf Tournament

The Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G is an official LPGA Tour event featuring 144 of the top female golfers in the world.

The event will be held from June 17-23 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Winners are awarded part of the $2 million purse with $300,000 for the champion.

Past champions include:

• Ai Miyazato in 2012

• Yani Tseng in 2011 and 2010

• Jiyai Shin in 2009

• Seon Hwa Lee in 2008.

• In 2007, the tournament’s first year, Razorback Stacy Lewis took the unofficial win. She won the first round, but the second was rained out. Lewis has committed to play in this year’s tournament.

Admission is free June 17-20.

Daily tickets are $15 for June 21-23.

Weekly ground passes are $30.

Source: Staff Report

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