Thrilling Competition Awaits: Blue Canyon Ladies Championship Confirms 3 Top KLPGA Players


The Blue Canyon Ladies Championship, a KLPGA Tour event boasting a total purse of US$650,000 (approximately 22.75 million baht), has officially confirmed the participation of three top KLPGA players who will vie for victory at the prestigious Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket, Thailand, scheduled from March 15 to 17, 2024.

This historic edition marks the inaugural staging of the Blue Canyon Ladies Championship in Thailand and promises the largest contingent of Thai players ever witnessed in a KLPGA Tour event. The tournament will unfold across 54 holes (spanning three rounds), with no cut.

Among the entrants are 11 Thai players, alongside three of the top 10 players on the KLPGA Tour. Notably, these elite players include Lee  Yewon (KLPGA Tour No. 1),Kim Su-ji (KLPGA Tour No. 3), Park Ji-young (KLPGA Tour No. 4), and Park Hyun-kyung (KLPGA Tour No. 6).

Kim Su-ji, 28, positioned at 3rd on the tour and 38th in the world rankings, secured triumph in the Hanwha Classic 2023, Hana Financial Group Championship, and OK Financial Group Se Ri Park Invitational during the previous year.

Park Ji-young, 36, is ranked 57th in the world and 4th on the KLPGA Tour, emerged victorious in two tournaments last season: the KB Financial Group Star Championship and Evercollagen the Siena Queens Crown. Additionally, she claimed victory in two tournaments in 2022: the Hana Financial Group Singapore Women’s Open and Mediheal Hankookilbo Championship.

Park Hyun-kyung, 24, No 65 in the world and 6th on the tour, celebrated one tour victory in the SK Networks Seoul Economics Ladies Classic and finished a runner-up in the Mediheal Hankookilbo Championship.

The inception of the Blue Canyon Ladies Championship materialized through a three-year sponsorship pact between Blue Canyon Country Club and the KLPGA Tour. The tournament endeavors to showcase the golf course’s potential to host international events, commemorate the 66th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Thailand and Korea, and invigorate golf tourism in Phuket.

Viewers worldwide can catch the excitement as the tournament unfolds, broadcasted live on TrueSport 5 via TrueVisions from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the tournament days.

Enthusiasts eager to witness the prowess of KLPGA Tour players firsthand can secure tickets for the event. Ticket options include:

– Full Tournament Pass: 1,000 baht

– Saturday-Sunday Pass: 800 baht

– Individual Day Pass: 400-500 baht

– BC Lounge Package (20% discount for members):

  – Full Tournament Pass: 7,500 baht

  – Saturday-Sunday Pass: 5,000 baht

  – Individual Day Pass: 2,500-3,000 baht

For further details and ticket purchases, kindly reach out to Blue Canyon Country Club at 062-245-7999 (Ms. Eve and Ms. Ning) or via email at [email protected].

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.