Seven of the world’s top 10 players scheduled to compete, including fan favorites Henderson and Ko

BELLEAIR, Florida – World No. 1 Jin Young Ko, defending champion and Bradenton resident Nelly Korda, sister Jessica Korda, and fan favorites/major champions Brooke Henderson, Lydia Ko, Brittany Lincicome and Lexi Thompson headline a stacked field of early commitments for the 2022 Pelican Women’s Championship presented by Konica Minolta and Raymond James. 

The final full-field event of the 2022 LPGA Tour season, The Pelican Women’s Championship will take place Nov. 7-13 at Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Fla, where the world’s top professional golfers will compete for a share of the $2 million purse. 

Seven of the top 10 players in the world are early entries into The Pelican Women’s Championship, including Ko (1), defending champion and World No. 4 Nelly Korda, Lydia Ko (5), Brooke Henderson (6), In Gee Chun (7), Thompson (8) and Hyo Joo Kim (10). Major Champion and Tampa-area resident Brittany Lincicome, who stepped away from the LPGA Tour  this fall with the birth of her daughter, also will make her competitive return at the Pelican  Women’s Championship. 

Nelly Korda, the 2021 tournament champion

“We are honored to attract the best players in the game to Tampa Bay region for the 2022 Pelican Women’s Championship,” said Marci Doyle, Pelican Women’s Championship Executive Director. “The field is shaping up to be the strongest to-date in our three-year history. We look forward to welcoming our passionate sports fanbase in the Tampa Bay area and showcasing Pelican Golf Club to a global audience.” 

“We look forward to hosting the greatest professional golfers in the world at Pelican Golf Club and providing a best-in-class experience for players and fans alike,” said Dan Doyle Jr., Pelican Golf Club. “It is an honor for us to host this great championship and provide a platform for the LPGA Tour to showcase their talents on the golf course to fans all over the world.” 

Tournament officials will be announcing in the coming weeks special ancillary events taking place throughout the week at The Pelican Women’s Championship, sponsor exemptions and additional field commitments. 

Tickets are on sale for the 2022 Pelican Women’s Championship exclusively online at Ticket packages include exclusive hospitality and general admission tickets offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. 


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