01 August 2023

The Aramco Team Series presented by PIF tees off in Hong Kong SAR, with vision of building a ‘lasting legacy’ ahead of the triumphant return of women's professional golf to the region. To take place at the New and Eden courses at Hong Kong Golf Club, the event will be largest purse ever compiled for a ladies professional golf event in Hong Kong.

The highly anticipated debut of the Aramco Team Series in Hong Kong SAR is set to take place in October 2023, as the Ladies European Tour arrives at the New and Eden courses at the Hong Kong Golf Club. The series, now in its third season, promises a display of some of the world’s elite golfers, while marking the return of women's professional golf to the region for the first time since 2019.

The Aramco Team Series presented by PIF – Hong Kong will bring together 28 teams, each composed of three professionals, along with an amateur golfer, in a captivating team competition played alongside an individual stroke-play event. During the three-day event, players will compete for a total prize fund of USD $1 million (HKD $7.8 million), breaking records as the biggest fund ever assembled for a ladies' professional golf tournament in Hong Kong SAR.

Additionally, the event will contribute to both the Ladies European Tour’s 'Race to Costa del Sol' and the Rolex Women’s World Golf Ranking points, further elevating its significance in the world of women's professional golf.

To make this showcase of world-class golf as accessible as possible, a free ‘fore’ all initiative means all general admission tickets will be free on Friday 6 October, 2023. In addition, under-18s can enjoy free admission on all days when accompanied by a paying adult, while season tickets are available for HK$250 for adults wishing to stay on for the whole weekend.

Aramco Team Series – Hong Kong tickets are now available for purchase online via Ticketflap, the official distributor.

Throughout the year, the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour has entertained golf audiences across five global destinations. Singapore, Florida, and London have already played host to events earlier this year, with Hong Kong SAR poised to be the next venue before the grand finale in Riyadh in October. The 2023 series has already seen outstanding performances with Pauline Roussin, securing victory at Aramco Team Series – Singapore, Carlota Ciganda triumphing at Aramco Team Series – Florida, and World number two Nelly Korda claiming the most recent title at Aramco Team Series – London. In addition to showcasing elite professional golf, the Aramco Team Series actively empowers and motivates women and girls to take up the sport through a range of initiatives, such as Women in Sport panels and junior clinics conducted during each event.

Alexandra Armas, Ladies European Tour CEO said, “We are continuing to break new ground with the Aramco Team Series – Hong Kong, which will see LET players compete in Hong Kong for the first time in a professional event. The prize money available will also be a new high for a women’s tournament in the region. When combined with the fantastic initiatives that will empower more women to pick up a golf club, we believe this is the start of a powerful and lasting legacy for women’s golf in Hong Kong.”

“ We are continuing to break new ground with the Aramco Team Series – Hong Kong, which will see LET players compete in Hong Kong for the first time ”

Alex Armas - CEO, Ladies European Tour

The New and Eden courses at Hong Kong Golf Club, founded in 1889, take centre stage as it welcomes the Aramco Team Series in October 2023. Having witnessed numerous professional championships and hosting some of the sport's legendary players throughout the years, this historic 18-hole course, previously the venue for the Hong Kong Ladies Open, boasts a traditional layout with tree-lined fairways and small greens, prioritizing accuracy over power-play.

Speaking on behalf of Hong Kong Golf Club, club captain Andy Kwok expressed, "The Aramco Team Series undoubtedly stands as the most significant women's golf event in Hong Kong's 134-year history of the Club and golf in our city. We are immensely proud to be part of this prestigious global championship and eagerly look forward to an exceptional week at Fanling."

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