The inaugural Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific golf championship will be televised in over 70 countries and reach millions of homes around the world, the Founding Partners – the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) and The R&A – announced today.

From 21 – 24 February, an 84-player field will compete in the new and exciting 72-hole stroke play event at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore, where it will receive the support of three Patrons in Nippon Kabaya Ohayo Holdings, Rolex, and Taiwanese non-profit organisation, Swinging Skirts Golf Foundation.

The winner will receive an invitation to play in two major championships in 2018 – the RICOH Women’s British Open and the ANA Inspiration – as well as a place in the starting field of the prestigious HSBC Women’s World Championship on the same course, the following week.
The high definition TV broadcast will be produced by Asian Tour Media and will include three hours of live coverage for each of the final two rounds. A highlights package will also be broadcast for the first two rounds, providing a total of 112 hours of coverage with a potential reach of 363,106,978 homes around the world.
With a host of broadcast partners around the globe, golf fans can follow the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific golf championship through TV channels covering key markets on five continents with Sky to provide live coverage in the United Kingdom.
The Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship has been developed by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) and The R&A to nurture talent and provide a pathway for Asia’s elite female amateurs to the international stage. The championship will be contested over four rounds of stroke play from 21-24 February 2018.
Spectators are encouraged to watch the drama unfold at Sentosa Golf Club. Entry to the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship is free of charge.
For more information on the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific, visit randa.org/WAAP
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