This week on the LPGA Tour: The JTBC Founder’s Cup

Posted: March 18, 2015 11:44 pm


The Founder’s Cup (March 19-22) was created to honor the founders of the LPGA Tour.

Course: Wildfire Golf Club (par 72, Arnold Palmer/Nick Faldo).

Purse: $1.5 million.

Defending champion: Karrie Webb shot a final round 63, for a 19 under-par total of 269, to win the event for the second time in its four-year history in 2014. Webb won $225,000 for her 41st career victory.

TV: Golf Channel – 6-9 p.m. Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Friday, 7-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Glamour early-round pairing: World No. 1 Lydia Ko and U.S. Open champ Michelle Wie will play with 15th-ranked Na Yeon Choi at 7:55 a.m. Thursday.