The LPGA will tee off today at the Wildfire Golf Course at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa and there is plenty to be excited about. The JTBC Founders Cup has a $1.5 million purse, and they have committed to play here for the next five years. The event will be featured nationwide on the Golf Channel, showing off our beautiful chamber of commerce weather. An estimated 45,000 fans are expected to turn out to watch all of the top 10 players in the women’s world rankings including Cheyenne Woods, Phoenix native and Tiger’s niece. The Pro-am starts at 7 am and the tournament will take place Thursday through Saturday, March 20-23rd. Tickets start at $25 and children 17 and younger are free.
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