‘Honda LPGA Thailand 2024’ 72 global promotions vying for 62 million baht

The world-class golf swing competition “Honda LPGA Thailand 2024” has entered its 17th year. Come watch the swings of 72 of the world’s leading golf professionals on the LPGA Tour. To compete for a total prize money of $1.7 million (about 62 million baht) at Siam Country Club, Old Course, Pattaya, Chonburi Province, from 22 to 25 February 2024.

Mr. Pitak Protisarikorn, Chairman of Honda Motor Company (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said: “Over 17 years of competition, Honda LPGA Thailand has helped develop and raise the bar of the industry. Thai golf has been known to everyone around the world. It is also a platform of inspiration for golf lovers Every year it welcomes many Thai and foreign golf fans and is constantly growing. Last time in February 2023, there were approximately 50,000 spectators on the course and the competition was broadcast to 540 million households around the world. For this upcoming competition there will be 72 world-class female golfers, Thai and foreign women, competing in the 72-hole non-cut tournament. As for the Thai golfers, it is interesting because this year they were able to put in a great performance. He won additional tournaments in several other major programs and we believe that we will definitely be able to attract more fans Golf to join the action on the field.

For the Honda LPGA Thailand 2024, we are also continuing the Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 National Qualifying Competition to push Thai golfers, both professional and amateur, to continually advance into global competition. Including the Youth Ambassador Training Programme, mini golf clinic activities, and CSR activities, which are important tasks outside the tournament as well.

Miss Sudan Wang Suphakit Koson, Minister of Tourism and Sports, said that the Ministry always sees the importance of organizing golf tournaments. Because it helps develop the golf industry and enhances tourism in the country. “Golf is one sport that has always created a good reputation for Thailand. It also helps stimulate the tourism economy. At both the community and national levels, the Ministry recognizes the importance of this and provides ongoing support for it. Both local golf events and important international events

“I believe that the Honda LPGA Thailand Championship 2024 will be able to attract golf enthusiasts and tourists to the country. It also inspires young people and the public to become more interested in the game of golf. This has a positive impact on the development of golfers and the golf industry as a whole. It is considered to help stimulate domestic tourism. In line with With the policy of using sports to promote tourism or sports tourism.”

Honda LPGA Thailand 2023 February results: Lilia Wu won with 21 points, beating only rookie Sim-Nattakrita Wongthaweelap. Winning the tournament gave her so much confidence that in 2023 she was able to win three more tournaments, including two major tournaments: the Chevron Championship and the Women’s British Open, and more recently she just won the Anniversary Championship. Before successfully becoming the world number one, Liliya Wu confirmed that she would return to defend her championship at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2024. Confirming

“The Honda LPGA Thailand is an unforgettable event. Because it is my first year participating in the competition. And I was able to win my first championship on the LPGA Tour in this event. The good start to the season in Thailand gives us confidence to play in the next competition. The good start to the season in Thailand gives us confidence to play in the next competition,” said the 25-year-old American. “It was the best season of my career.”

As for Thai female golfers, who in 2023 can continue to perform outstandingly, with “China” Attaya Thitikul, “Patty” Papangkorn Thawattanaki, “Mo” Morea Jutanugarn, and “Mae” Arya Jutanugarn made history by winning the women’s team championship for the first time. . In a program. International Crown There are also two LPGA Tour champions from “Meow” Pajari Anantnarukarn in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play and “Praw” Chanettee Wannasaen in the Portland Classic.

Currently, Thailand has 22 LPGA Tour championships for 7 golfers, 12 of which belong to May-Aeriya Jutanugarn, former world number one, and one belongs to Arie. What you can do is Honda LPGA Thailand 2021.

“The Honda LPGA Thailand is an event that Thai golf fans, including women, have been waiting for,” said “Meow” Pajari Anantnarukarn, owner of two LPGA Tour events. “After having the opportunity to compete as an amateur for the first time in 2017, I felt that in just a few years Golf in Thailand is becoming more accessible. People around us, including celebrities and actors, are becoming increasingly interested in golf. This makes me feel happy and I want to continue to pass on inspiration to everyone.

While “Patty” Papangkorn Thawatanakit, a former major champion, said, “Patty has had the opportunity to play in the Thai Honda LPGA Championship 5 times, starting with the first competition in 2015. It can be seen that there are obviously more Thais and foreign fans coming to cheer in Course every year.This tournament helps in promoting Thailand as a golf destination.It can well attract tourists to play golf in Thailand.

Ms. Winnie Heng, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IMG Services (Thailand) Ltd., the tournament organizer, said IMG is proud to partner with Honda in organizing the LPGA Championship’s only venue in Thailand. He is ready to provide an intimate golf experience with world-class athletes that will help impart inspiration to sports fans of all genders and ages.

“Honda LPGA Thailand 2024, golf fans will not only be able to watch the world’s best golfers over the four days, but will also enjoy the various activities we have prepared. Including food and drinks, souvenirs and various reception venues, we are sure that everyone will have a Definitely a good impression and good experience back home.

Honda LPGA Thailand 2023 tickets include general tickets and VIP tickets. Ready for sale as of November 14, 2023. hondalpgathailand.com Viewers under 16 and over 60 can register to attend the competition for free via hondalpgathailand.com

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