LPGA, LET ink historic women’s golf partnership
In an absolute coup for women’s professional golf – on the world stage – the battling LET (Ladies European Tour) has joined forces with the powerful US LPGA.
The joint venture is expected to be a potential game-saver for the LET as well as for the growth of the game in Europe as well as some other parts of the world.
Mike Whan with the LET’s Marta Figueras-Dotti (Credit: LET)
Two of the biggest women’s golf circuits in the world certainly share a vision to grow the game.
And the LET’s European expertise and relationships in the region should be the perfect fit for the LPGA, with their global strength and worldwide exposure.
The ‘unification’ was confirmed when LET players voted to support the joint venture at their annual membership meeting in Spain last week.
“Two teams, joining for one common purpose, will create opportunities we simply could not have pursued on our own,” said LET chairperson Marta Figueras-Dotti.
“At its foundation, this joint venture is about creating opportunities for our members to pursue their passion, and their careers as professional athletes.
“In just the 60 days since we began working on this joint venture, we have already seen a dramatic impact on our LET Tour schedule – an impact that will be a positive result for virtually all of our LET Members.”