ORLANDO, Florida -The LPGA Tour returns to play with the third playing of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Winners from the 2018, 2019, and 2020 seasons have made their way to Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club, with 2020 DRTOC winner Gaby Lopez hoping to reclaim the title she earned in 2020. Coverage is available on Golf Channel and NBC.
Last year, When the 2020 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions spilled over to Monday before Gaby Lopez won in a scintillating seven-hole playoff, anticipation for the new LPGA Tour season was off the charts. The schedule is cautious as we move forward in 2021. Probably, the best way to put memories in the rearview mirror is with a celebration and the Diamond Resorts is just the ticket to kick off 2021.
For 2021 the LPGA has more tournaments, more prize money, more great venues, more TV exposure, the Olympics and the Solheim Cup. The Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions at the Four Seasons Golf & Sports Club in Orlando with its select field of 25 professionals and star power of 50 celebrities starts things off with appropriate sizzle.
Lopez is back to defend her title against a talented field that includes Danielle Kang, Brooke Henderson, Nelly and Jessica Korda, Lexi Thompson, Sophia Popov, Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lincicome.
The LPGA winners-only field plays for a $1.2 million purse over 72 holes with no cut. The sports and entertainment celebrities compete for a $500,000 purse of their own using a modified Stableford format.
Thursday, Jan. 21 – 12-3 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 22 – 12-3 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23 – 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 24 – 2-3 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23 – 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 24 – 3-5 p.m.
Live streaming of LPGA broadcasts is made available to countries without a TV broadcast partner: https://www.lpga.com/videos/live
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