Event will return to The Colony and Old American Golf Club Oct. 2-8
THE COLONY, Texas – Tournament officials announced recently The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America will take place Oct. 2-8, returning to The Colony at Golf Clubs at The Tribute and playing at Old American Golf Club.
One of two official LPGA Tour events in Texas for 2023, The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America will feature 132 of the world’s best female professional golfers competing for a share of the $1.7 million purse.
“We are excited to continue our newly formed partnership with the LPGA Tour and Volunteers of America in hosting The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America,” said Ascendant National Title Chief Revenue Officer Anthony Knight. “We could not ask for a better host club in Golf Clubs at The Tribute, and we’re thrilled to bring this championship back to The Colony in October.”
“We look forward to working alongside Ascendant National Title and the LPGA Tour in hosting this great championship in October of 2023, an ideal time of year for spectator sports,” said Mike King, Volunteers of America National President and CEO. “We have enjoyed a long partnership with the LPGA Tour and are excited to continue enhancing experiences for the players and spectators alike.”
In August, the LPGA Tour and Outlyr announced Ascendant National Title, a Cypress Ascendant Company, would team up with Volunteers of America in a new multi-year partnership to serve as co-title sponsors, which began with the 2022 event in September. The announcement also included an overall purse increase for the 2022 event to $1.7 million, a $200,000 increase from the previous $1.5 million.
Charley Hull tied the 72-hole scoring record at -18 to win the 2022 Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America, her first LPGA Tour victory since 2016.
Volunteer opportunities, special events and tournament updates will be made beginning in early 2023. For more information on The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America, visit www.AscendantLPGA.com.