25th Ladies Masters to return to Royal Pines
Tournament Chairman Bob Tuohy has announced the Sisters of Swing will return to the Gold Coast for the 25th Annual Volvik RACV Ladies Masters hosted by the RACV Royal Pines Resort between February 6-9, 2014.
The Volvik RACV Ladies Masters will revert to a seventy-two hole tournament with increased money.
*Bob Tuohy with Karrie Webb at the Ladies Masters on the Gold Coast *
Mr Tuohy acknowledged the on going sponsorship support of Korean Golf Ball Manufacturer Volvik together with long standing event partners RACV, Tourism and Events Queensland, the Gold Coast City Council and Gold Coast Tourism.
Defending champion Karrie Webb is likely to go head to head against New Zealand’s teenage sensation, Rolex Rankings World No. 5, Lydia Ko and a world class field of players from over twenty countries.
The 2014 Volvik RACV Ladies Masters will feature many new and exciting new faces as a result of Europe’s crushing victory against arch rivals the US LPGA Tour in the 2013 Solheim Cup.
“Our television partners, ABC Sport, J Golf Korea, Sky NZ and other international networks around the world will broadcast the Ladies Masters reaching 120,000,000 households providing priceless global and domestic exposure for the Gold Coast and our sponsors,” Tuohy said.
Karen Lunn, Executive Director of the ALPG said: “It is only fitting that the Australian Ladies Masters returns to RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast for its 25th Anniversary celebrations in February 2014.”
“The event has been the highlight of the ALPG Tour calendar since its inception in 1990 and it has grown into one of the most significant women’s sporting events in Australia.”