Symetra event to feature 17 LPGA legends
Sunday, March 02, 2014 1:23 AM
Seventeen of the best to ever play professional women's golf will be in Greenwood on May 6 to participate in a pro-am as a precursor for the Self Regional Healthcare Women's Health Classic Symetra Tour tournament.
The pro-am will be played at The Links at Stoney Point and serve as a kickoff for the four-day Symetra Tour tournament, which benefits women's charities in the Lakelands region.
"We are thrilled to be able to bring these women golf legends to Greenwood to lead into our tournament," tournament chairman Jim Medford said in a media release. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see both the LPGA pros and the young women competing for a card on the LPGA."
Players confirmed to attend are World Golf Hall of Famer Pat Bradley, a six-time major champion and aunt of PGA Tour standout Keegan Bradley; six-time major champion and Hall of Famer Betsy King; Hall of Famer Beth Daniel, a Charleston native who starred at Furman University; Four-time major winner Meg Mallon; three-time major champion Jan Stephenson; Hall of Famer Hollis Stacy, a four-time major winner; Rosie Jones; Jane Crafter; Laurie Rinker; Greenville native and major winner Sherri Turner; Barb Mucha; major champion Nancy Scranton; Cindy Figg Currier; Dede Cusimano; Dawn Coe Jones; Kris Tschetter; and Cindy Rarick.
"This will be a spectacular event for golf lovers and a great way to raise funds and awareness for women's health in the Lakelands," Hall of Famer and three-time major winner Nancy Lopez aid in the release. She was at the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation's Mid-Winter Ball on Saturday night to promote the tournament.
Sponsorships are available for the pro-am and anyone interested can call The Links at Stoney Point at 864-942-0900.