The Epson Tour is the official qualifying tour of the LPGA Tour, the world’s leading competitive destination for female professional golfers. With the support of entitlement partner Seiko Epson Corporation, the Tour, entering into its 44th competitive season in 2024, aims to prepare the world’s best female professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. In the last decade, the Epson Tour has grown from 15 tournaments and $1.6 million in total prize money to hosting more than 20 events and awarding $4.9 million in 2023. With more than 600 graduates and alumnae moving on to the LPGA Tour, former Epson Tour players have won 470 LPGA titles.
The Epson Tour is known as the “Road to the LPGA” and since 1999, it has been designated as the LPGA’s official developmental tour. The LPGA acquired
the Epson Tour in July 2007. A total of 182 women have graduated from the Epson Tour to the LPGA Tour since 1999.
- More than 600 Epson Tour alumnae have earned LPGA membership
- Through 2022, EpsonTour alumnae own a total of 470 LPGA victories
- Out of the ten players to receive their LPGA tour card in 2022, eight different countries were represented
- Since 2013, 11 majors have been won by former Epson Tour Players
- In 2016, 9 of the top 25 and 55 of the top 100 on the LPGA money list had ties to the Epson Tour
- Tour graduate Nelly Korda (2016) won the 2020 Olympic gold medal in Tokyo
- Tour graduate Inbee Park (2006) won the 2016 Olympic gold medal in the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio
- Tour graduate Gerina Mendoza (2010) was the 2015 Solheim Cup hero for the United States and has over 36 career top 10 finishes
- Tour alum Karrie Webb is a member of the LPGA and World Golf Halls of Fame and was a two-time LPGA Tour winner in 2011, at the HSBC Women’s Champions and the inaugural LPGA Founders Cup
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