It has never before happened to the women's LPGA tour in golf added a competition at the same time, and also on the same track with the same cash prize as a herrtävling on the european Tour.
Among the Swedish golfers, who now play the race are, among others, Pernilla Lindberg.
– It is only good to show the other big tourer in the world that it is possible to make an event like this, " says Lindberg to the LPGA tour's site.
during the night on Thursday went to the ladies and gentlemen out at the same time on the track, and dual balls. In the pot: 1.1 million dollars, about ten million, each to the woman each man who wins.
One who is happy to see that the PGA tour would be inspired by the combined competition, and thus get ideas on something similar in the united states is australiskan Katherine Kirk, who is in the launcher.
" I would love it. I think it would be a huge success. We would probably benefit more from it than the gentlemen, but I think it would be good for golf in general. If it is about to get mexico to grow, so why not?, she says to the LPGA tour.
the big differences between ladies and men's prize money in total. On the PGA tour are playing for a total prize pool of around three billion, while the corresponding total on the LPGA tour, is located on about 640 million.
A sport that already introduced equal prize money at the highest its professional is tennis, where the women and men who win a grand slam tournament as much money.
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