December 4, 2023

Sports activities Information

The occasion will likely be known as the 2024 FM World Championship and will likely be held on the membership in Norton, Massachusetts, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.

Rose Zhang of the US hits from the seventh tee throughout the second spherical of the LPGA Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 27, 2023. (AP Picture/Vincent Thian) AP

BOSTON (AP) — Girls’s skilled golf has picked up one other large cash occasion.

The LPGA Tour and FM World introduced Friday they are going to be stage a brand new match at TPC Boston that can function a $3.5 million purse, the most important on the LPGA Tour exterior of the majors and the tour championship.

The 72-hole occasion will likely be known as the 2024 FM World Championship, and will probably be held on the Norton, Massachusetts, membership from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 with a area of 144 gamers.

“Boston is rapidly turning into a dynamic house for ladies’s sports activities,” LPGA Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan mentioned in a press release. “We’re thrilled to hitch this unbelievable motion, because the famed TPC Boston prepares to host the 2024 FM World Championship, marking a historic return of the LPGA Tour to New England.”

Boston may also be the house of a brand new Skilled Girls’s Hockey League group in 2024 and a brand new Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League group in 2026.

“We will’t wait to group up with our latest accomplice, FM World, to carry the world’s greatest feminine golfers to certainly one of America’s nice sports activities areas,” the commissioner mentioned. “We’re really grateful to FM World for its dedication to elevating the LPGA and to utilizing our collective platform to encourage, empower and advance younger women and girls, on and off the golf course.”

FM World is without doubt one of the world’s largest business property insurers.

The 2024 competitors will begin a five-year partnership between the 2 organizations, and it marks FM World’s first main sports activities sponsorship. Fenway Sports activities Administration helped safe FM World’s sponsorship of the championship as a part of a business alliance with the LPGA fashioned earlier this yr.