The Aramco Group Sequence, a part of the Girls European Tour (LET), is returning in 2022 with an prolonged international schedule and elevated prize fund.
The Aramco Group Sequence Bangkok kicks off the 2022 tournaments with the Thai Nation Membership enjoying host on Might 12-14. The thrilling and modern workforce format, now in its second yr, then heads to London (Centurion Membership, June 16-18), Sotogrande (La Reserva Membership De Sotogrande, August 18-20), New York (Venue TBC, October 13-15,) and Jeddah (Royal Greens Golf & Nation Membership, November Sep 11).
The Aramco Group Sequence, the game’s first workforce occasion collection on any skilled tour, will now provide a prize fund of $5m, with $1m on provide at every event, that’s contributing to a record-breaking yr for the LET by way of occasions and whole purse.
The format, which features a player-led draft at every occasion, offers LET members enhanced enjoying alternatives while teaming up with the perfect gamers on the planet in 36 groups of 4 that additionally uniquely consists of an novice who can contribute to the ultimate outcome, due to a singular scoring system. This season may also see a revised format for the occasion with the workforce occasion going down over the primary two days, with the third and closing spherical for people making the reduce in a final day shootout.
Final season, the likes of Anna Nordqvist, Charley Hull, Nelly Korda, Jessica Korda, Georgia Corridor, Danielle Kang, Alison Lee and Lexi Thompson have been all featured. Final yr noticed tournaments broadcasted in 77 completely different worldwide markets with three play-offs in Spain, New York and Saudi Arabia bringing further drama.
Majed Al Sorour, Deputy Chairman and CEO of Golf Saudi and the Saudi Golf Federation mentioned: “After a profitable debut season for the Aramco Group Sequence, we’re increasing in 2022 and it’s massively thrilling to be launching in Thailand. Gamers, followers and companions like Aramco and the LET have liked the recent format and the alternatives it has offered. Seeing is believing and by internet hosting extra ladies’s occasions we are able to all work collectively to encourage extra to play and provides the ladies’s recreation the publicity it warrants on a worldwide stage.”
Alongside Golf Saudi, title companion Aramco stays a dedicated supporter of ladies’s golf, elevating the profile of the tournaments, addressing gender equality and empowering females throughout the globe by way of golf, sport and enterprise. In 2021 the Aramco Group Sequence supported feminine charities, native initiatives and regional golf federations in London, Spain, the USA and Saudi Arabia as a part of its dedication to depart an enduring legacy.
Talal Al-Marri, Normal Supervisor of Public Affairs at event sponsor Aramco, mentioned: “We’re dedicated to supporting ladies’s golf and championing feminine empowerment. The Aramco Group Sequence helps break boundaries, assist gamers and encourage ladies and ladies, whether or not by way of golf or another self-discipline, all internationally. We are going to proceed to depart a optimistic influence at each event with extra initiatives and extra assist to maintain momentum for the sport in any respect ranges.”
Numerous worldwide gamers have additionally been confirmed as Aramco Group Sequence Ambassadors selling ladies’s golf to international audiences alongside Golf Saudi. Gamers will put on a mixture of entrance of hat and sleeve sponsorship in any respect taking part tournaments.
Two-time main profitable golfer Anna Nordqvist was introduced among the many inaugural ambassadors final yr with Camilla Lennarth and Amy Boulden. The trio are actually joined by Alison Lee (USA), Anne van Dam (NED), Emily Pedersen (DEN), Carlota Ciganda (SPAIN), Bronte Legislation (ENG), Lindsey Weaver-Wright (USA), Olivia Cowan (GER), Pauline Roussin Bouchard (FRA) and Marianne Skarpnord (NOR). Australia’s Steph Kyriacou is confirmed as an Aramco Group Sequence sponsor as nicely.
Alexandra Armas, Girls European Tour CEO, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to have the brand new Aramco Group Sequence – Bangkok occasion as a part of our record-breaking schedule for 2022. The Aramco sponsored workforce occasions are at all times of the best high quality and the professionals and amateurs alike benefit from the modern format. Our gamers can not wait to go to a brand new venue, Thai Nation Membership, to play on this event, in Might.”