The American Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has announced the LPGA eTour Live, an online tournament featuring professional LPGA Tour and Symetra Tour golfers.
Professional players will compete in a four-week tournament in the online golf game World Golf Tour (WGT) by Topgolf, with the first match commencing today.
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Brian Carroll, LPGA Senior Vice President of Global Media Distribution, commented on the LPGA eTour Live in a release: “We are excited for this partnership with WGT and Topgolf to present an entertaining and alternative golf experience for all fans alike during a time when many are starved for competition. This new endeavor is a creative way to showcase our LPGA and Symetra Tour players in an innovative online format, thanks to WGT and its incredibly realistic video game technology. ”
the initial match featured sisters Jessica Korda and Nelly Korda – both of which are LPGA pros – while upcoming matches will feature the following golfers: Angel Yin, Lizette Salas, Jenny Shin, Tiffany Joh, Lucy Li, and Jane Park. Golf Channel and GOLFTV commentators will cast the matches.
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