7 of the World's Top 10 Headline Early Commitments for the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro

7 of the World's Top 10 Headline Early Commitments for the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro

Major Champions and Fan Favorites Nelly Korda, Jin Young Ko, Brooke Henderson and Minjee Lee Among Early Commitments


Inaugural Event to Feature a $3 Million Tournament Purse, One of the Largest Prize Funds on the LPGA Tour


Tickets on Sale at www.JMEagleLAChampionship.com


LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2023 – World No. 2 Nelly Korda headlines an elite field of early commitments that includes seven of the top-10 players in the world for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, a new premier event on the LPGA Tour taking place at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, April 27-30.


Joining Korda as early commitments from the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings top-10 include Jin Young Ko (3), Atthaya Thitikul (4), Minjee Lee (5), Brooke Henderson (7), Celine Boutier (8) and Hyo Joo Kim (10). Twenty-five of the top-30 players in the world are early commitments into the championship, including major champions, former World No. 1’s and many of the greatest players in the game today.


“We are honored to attract the best players in the game to historic Wilshire Country Club for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro,” said David Tucker, JM Eagle LA Championship tournament director. “We are thrilled to kick off this inaugural championship with our partners JM Eagle and Plastpro, and we look forward to welcoming our passionate sports fanbase in Los Angeles and showcasing this premier championship to a global audience.”


JM Eagle is the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, an innovative leader that combines advanced technology with superior customer service to create the industry’s most sophisticated and diverse products. Walter Wang is the founder, Chairman and CEO of JM Eagle. Plastpro, founded by CEO Shirley Wang, is the leading manufacturer of fiberglass entry doors. Walter and Shirley Wang are heavily involved in philanthropic initiatives throughout the world through their companies and the Walter and Shirley Wang Foundation.



The JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro will feature a field of 144 of the world’s best female professional golfers vying for a share of the $3 million purse, one of the largest prize funds on the LPGA Tour schedule outside of major championships.


Tournament officials will be announcing in the coming weeks special ancillary events taking place throughout the week at the JM Eagle LA Championship, sponsor exemptions and additional field commitments. For a complete list of tournament entries, click HERE.


Tickets are on sale for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship exclusively online at www.JMEagleLAChampionship.com. Ticket packages include exclusive hospitality and general admissions tickets offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. All 2023 tournament tickets will be digital and will be emailed after purchase. Tickets can be viewed on either a mobile device or printed out where they will be scanned at the main gate.


JM Eagle LA Championship Ticket Options: There are currently four ticket options available for spectators interested in attending the JM Eagle LA Championship:


  • Daily Grounds:
    • General admission daily grounds, valid any one day: Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30.
      • $25 (Valid any one day)


  • Weekly Grounds:
    • General admission daily grounds, valid Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30.
      • $45 (Valid all days Thursday-Sunday)


  • Sunset Lounge 18th Green Hospitality:
    • Open-air, semi-private hospitality suite overlooking the 18th green. Includes soft drinks, light snacks, water and cash bar. Valid competition rounds, Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30.
      • $99 (Valid any one day)


  • Macbeth Pass 18th Green Hospitality:
    • Open-air, semi-private luxury suite overlooking the 18th Green. The suite features an open bar and ticket holders have access to the hospitality buffet inside Wilshire Country Club. Also allows access to the Sunset Lounge. Weekly and Daily Tickets are available throughout competition days (Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, April 30).
      • Daily: $375 (Valid any one day)
      • Weekly: $1,500 (Valid all competition days Thursday-Sunday)


All military personnel (active, retired, reserve and veteran) and first responders (police, fire, EMS) and immediately family (up to four total) will receive complimentary admission to the tournament, compliments of SERVPRO. Tickets will be available at Will Call tournament week by showing proper identification. Military and first responders also will have complimentary access to the SERVPRO Hero Outpost, an exclusive hospitality suite overlooking the 18th green. Children under 18 also will be admitted free into the tournament with a paid adult.


Volunteer Registration Now Open: Volunteer registration for the JM Eagle LA Championship also is now open. Each year, hundreds of volunteers donate their time to serve critical needs such as marshaling, scoring, transportation, hospitality services and many other important roles. The JM Eagle LA Championship is seeking more than 500 volunteers to fill a variety of roles tournament week. The $65 package includes one official tournament branded golf shirt; a hat or visor; volunteer pin; one volunteer badge allowing clubhouse access and free parking all week; four daily grounds tickets; and free breakfast and lunch for each day worked. For more information on volunteer for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship, visit www.jmeaglelachampionship.com/volunteer.


The JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro takes place at historic Wilshire Country Club in the heart of Hollywood. Wilshire Country Club has a long history hosting professional golf events, and is one of a select few venues to host events on the LPGA Tour, PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions.


For more information about the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, visit www.JMEagleLAChampionship.com, as well as on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @JMEagleLAChamp.


About JM Eagle

At JM Eagle, we're passionate about creating top-quality plastic pipes that are strong, efficient, and long-lasting. JM Eagle manufactures the widest array of high-grade, high-performance plastic pipes in the industry and offers a steady flow of innovative products and materials for our customers. Our pipes are used in a wide range of industries, including water distribution, wastewater management, plumbing, irrigation, and telecommunications.  


As the preeminent plastic pipe manufacturer in the industry, JM Eagle has made significant investments in research and development, combining advanced product technology with state-of-the-art automation. We consistently produce the highest quality plastic pipe in the industry and are committed to ensuring ongoing product excellence. We're proud of our reputation as a trusted and reliable provider of piping solutions as we have the greatest capacity and geographic reach. At JM Eagle, we stand behind our products and offer a 50-year warranty, which is the best in the industry.


At JM Eagle, we're also committed to community responsibility, delivering life's essentials through the most eco-friendly plastic pipe products on the market. We'll continue to manufacture plastic pipes to serve the world's growing needs, offering reliable products and expertise to satisfy customer demand across many industries and applications. For additional information, visit www.jmeagle.com. 


About Plastpro

Plastpro is a leading manufacturer of high-quality fiberglass doors and entry systems for residential and commercial properties. Since 1994, we have been committed to providing superior products with the best value, technology, and commitment to our customers. Our doors are designed to offer the beauty and versatility of wood doors, but with the strength and durability of steel doors. Our fiberglass doors are resistant to weather damage, require less maintenance, and offer higher performance ratings than traditional wood and steel doors.


Our doors feature innovative technology such as HydroShield, composite stiles and rails, and composite Polyfiber (PF) frames, as well as a full-length LVL block for added strength and security. With a wide variety of designs, sizes, and styles, we offer something to complement every home or building.


At Plastpro we’re not just committed to providing superior products, but also to create positive changes for our employees, customers and community. We partner with Habitat for Humanity and other non-profit organizations to donate doors to help create affordable, greenhousing initiatives for low-income families across the nation. We believe that success is only as good as the good it creates, and we’re dedicated to making a difference in the world. For additional information about Plastpro Inc., visit www.plastproinc.com.


About Outlyr

Outlyr is a global event management, sponsorship consulting and activation agency that specializes in the development and execution of engaging events experiences. Outlyr believes in the power of relationships – driving connectivity through sports and cultural experiences – to create strategic marketing platforms and high-quality activations, enhancing affinity for its clients and brands. Outlyr manages 10 professional golf tournaments; a number of sporting, hospitality and lifestyle events; and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue-chip clients. For additional information on Outlyr, visit www.Outlyr.com


About the LPGA

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women, with a goal to change the face of golf by making the sport more accessible and inclusive.


Created in 1950 by 13 Founders, the Association celebrates a diverse and storied history. The LPGA Tour competes across the globe, reaching television audiences in more than 220 countries. The Epson Tour, the LPGA’s official qualifying tour, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA also holds a joint-venture collaboration with the Ladies European Tour (LET), increasing playing opportunities for female golfers in Europe. Across the three Tours, the LPGA represents players in more than 60 countries.


Additionally, the LPGA Foundation has empowered and supported girls and women since 1991, most notably through LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the only national program of its kind, which annually engages with nearly 100,000 girls. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association and LPGA Women’s Network provide virtual and in-person connections to female golfers around the world, while LPGA Professionals are educators, business leaders and game-changers dedicated to growing the game of golf for everyone.


Follow the LPGA on its U.S. television home, Golf Channel, online at www.LPGA.com and on its mobile apps. Join the social conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

March 27, 2023
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