BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2019 – LPGA veteran player Jan Stephenson will be a featured guest this weekend at the Seattle Golf Show, set for Feb. 16-17, in the CenturyLink Field Event Center.
The 16-time LPGA Tour champion and 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee will meet the public at the show in White Horse Golf Club booth #739. Stephenson will be present to invite golf fans to this year’s Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup presented by The Boeing Company.
“We’re thrilled to have Jan Stephenson join us in the White Horse Golf Club booth at this year’s Seattle Golf Show,” said Irene Carper, COO of Port Madison Enterprises-Clearwater Casino Resort. “Jan is a trailblazer for women’s golf and one of numerous Hall of Famers and veteran LPGA Tour stars competing in our second annual Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup.”
Owner of 32 professional worldwide titles, including three major championships, Stephenson will appear in the White Horse Golf Club booth, starting Saturday at 9:30 a.m., to meet fans, sign autographs, share stories and snap photos.
The Australian will also provide a swing demonstration and offer golf tips on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the XXIO hitting bay located in the show’s equipment area. At 1:45 p.m., Stephenson will speak on the main stage about her LPGA career, World Golf Hall of Fame induction (set for mid-June), and about the Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup, before returning to the White Horse booth until 5 p.m.
The Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup presented by The Boeing Company will be staged June 5-8, at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, Wash. In addition to the professional event, a women’s amateur team scramble presented by Kaiser Permanente will kick off the week’s activities on Wednesday, June 5.
The main event’s pro-am is set for Thursday, June 6, with professional tournament rounds taking place on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8. A field of 36 Legends will compete for a $200,000 purse.
Tournament tee times will start late morning for both rounds to give area fans the opportunity to watch a full afternoon of legendary competition on Friday and Saturday. A trophy presentation to award the tournament champion will be held on the 18th green immediately following Saturday’s final round.
In addition to Stephenson, early field commitments for this year’s Suquamish Clearwater Legends Club include defending champion Trish Johnson of Great Britain and World Golf Hall of Fame member Hollis Stacy of Florida.
For more information about The Legends Tour, visit www.thelegendstour.com.
About The Legends Tour
The Legends Tour is the official senior tour of the LPGA, providing competitive opportunities for female golfers, professional and eligible amateurs, age 45 and over. The tour was founded in 2000 by 25 veteran LPGA Tour professionals to showcase the talents of some of the greatest women’s golfers of all time. The Legends Tour now has more than 120 members, including 14 LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members. Legends Tour members have over 750 combined LPGA Tour victories, including 84 major championships. In its 18 seasons, The Legends Tour has awarded more than $17 million in prize money and helped raise nearly $24 million for charity. The Legends Tour has hosted nearly 100 charity golf events and professional tournaments nationwide in multiple states and overseas in Japan and Australia. For additional information on The Legends Tour, log on to www.thelegendstour.com.