AIG Women’s British Open Known as Ladies European Tour or simply LPGA tour, it is worldwide professional golf championship held every year in the UK. In 2001, this tournament secured its position as a major event in the LPGA. The tournament is usually played in the start of the August but in 2012, the event was played in mid-September. The reason for the delay was the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London. In 2019 edition of the championship, the length of the will be 6,744 yards or 6,167m. The organizer of the event is The R&A. The format of the game will be Stroke play and the prize fund is $3,250,000 or €2,775,905 or £2,497,889.
Established in 1976, Women’s British Open had the purpose to serve as Women’s equivalent to the open championship. The host of the event was changed as the organizers were facing some difficulties in the initial days of the championship. As the event grew up and start making its name new hosts and courses became the part of the event with the passage of time. At old course, St Andrews was the place where the tournament was held in 2007. Carnoustie and Royal Liverpool were two new hosts which became the part of the Open Championship in 2010. Women’s British Open did not implement links-only policy. This helped them to increase the number of potential venues. Now the organizers of the event will be the same for Men’s golf championship as the merger of the Ladies Golf Union and The R&A happened in 2017. Through 1993 the event had the only organizer Ladies European Tour but in 1984th edition, it was organized collectively with the LPGA. In 2007 and 2008 the price money was fixed in pounds but in 2009 it was changed from pounds to dollars and the prize money is $3.25 million. Taking a close look on the winners of the tournament South Korea is leading with total six wins, United States is on the second number with three wins, and England and Taiwan are on the third number having two wins. Australia, Mexico, Scotland, Sweden and Thailand were able to secure a single win in the tournament.
Just like Men’s Golf Championship, Women British Open Golf Championship is recognized all over the world and is one of the most-followed tournaments in the golf history. Every year new players from different parts of the world come to the United Kingdom with the sole purpose of participating in this classy event and to break some previous records. Golf is the game which has the highest budgets in the world and this tournament is no doubt one of the best championship regarding golf. So, don’t let go of your chance to enjoy this famous event starting from 1st August to 4th August 2019. To avoid any kind of problems and difficulties in watching the event, subscribe to our channel and enjoy our best services in any part of the world.