The JTBC LA Open is back for its third year. The greatest female professional golfers in the world will once again descend upon Los Angeles and produce some of the most exciting moments in professional golf. Reigning 2019 champion, Minjee Lee, stars like Michelle Wie West, and 15 out of the top 20 Rolex Rankings including Jin Young Ko, Sei Young Kim, Brooke Henderson, and Nelly and Jessica Korda are set to compete for a $1.5 million purse.
Wilshire Country Club is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. Founded in 1919 and set in the historic Hancock Park area of Los Angeles, Wilshire was designed by Norman Macbeth as a links golf course with a natural stream running throughout, giving the course its unmistakable character and challenge. Wilshire, throughout the years, has hosted many great tournaments across the LPGA and PGA Tours. The course is a wonderful testament to great course design and remains one of Southern California's golf gems.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is one of the longest-running women's professional sports associations in the world. Founded in 1950, the organization has grown from its roots as a playing tour into a nonprofit organization involved in every facet of golf. The LPGA Tour and the LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) comprise the backbone of what has become the premier women's professional sports organization in the world today. The LPGA maintains a strong focus on charity through its tournaments, its grassroots junior and women's programs, and its LPGA Foundation. The LPGA is under the guidance of Commissioner Michael Whan and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla.