The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs for women golfers at the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, which is being played from April 24th to April 27th, 2014, at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, California, just south of San Francisco.
The Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic is a brand new LPGA event being played for the first time in 2014. The sponsor is Swinging Skirts, a not for profit group of amateur men and women golfers from Taiwan who formed the group to promote and sponsor top women's golfers and women's golf tournaments around the world.
The inaugural 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic will feature 120 LPGA players, as well as some women players from Taiwan. Top women golfers who will play in the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic include beautiful Michelle Wie, who just won last week for the first time on U.S. soil in the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii.
Other committed top players include the hot Paula Creamer, hometown hero Natalie Gulbis who was born in Sacramento, Stacy Lewis, Suzann Pettersen, Inbee Park, Juli Inkster, Cristie Kerr, and Karrie Webb. Two teen sensations are also playing with 16 year old Lydia Ko, and the very hot recent winner of the first major of the year Lexi Thompson.
For more about Lexi see 17 Hot photos of LPGA golf star Lexi Thompson. The Lake Merced Golf Club is a natural golf course for an LPGA event because the Lake Merced Golf Club was one of the first golf clubs in the country to allow women members.
Golf prize money for women players at the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic
The total prize money up for grabs for women golfers at the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic is $1.8 million. One of the highest purses for women golfers on the LPGA Tour this year for a tournament that is not a major.
- Winner - $270,000
The winner of the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic will earn a very nice $270,000.
- Second Place - $165,043
The second place finisher will earn $165,043.
- Third Place - $119,727
Third place is worth $119,727.
- Fourth Place - $92,618
The fourth place finisher will earn $92,618.
- Fifth Place - $74,547
Fifth place is worth $74,547.