Women’s British Open 2019 Live Stream
In this way, the British Women’s Open becomes the second Grande to distribute more money, only surpassed by 5.5 million dollars awarded by the U.S. Women’s Open and ahead of the 4,100,000 that the Evian Championship hands out, the 3,850,000 from the Women’s PGA Championship and the 3 million from the ANA Inspiration.
Martin Slumbers, Executive Director of the R & A said: “We recognize that it was necessary to do something more to raise the fund of prizes for this great championship and we are pleased that we have achieved a significant increase this year as part of Royal & Ancient’s commitment to women’s golf.
“This is an important first step and we are aware that it will take time to get closer to achieving parity with the male game but we will continue working to achieve the long-term objective of a sustainable business model, but we can not do it alone and support the fans , sponsors and media is key to achieving that success, “he concluded.
Women’s British Open 2019
The Women’s British Open was founded by the LGU in 1976 and is carried out in conjunction with the IMG company since 1984. The event has been sanctioned by the LPGA and the LET since 1994 and obtained the status of Major in 2001. The Championship is now owned of the R & A.
The Solheim Cup, taking place at Gleneagles in September, will provide an interesting sub-plot into the event, together with Team Europe verified per week following the champion is crowned at Woburn and Team USA announced on 26 August.
“We recognized that more had to be done in order to increase the prize fund to this great championship and are happy that we’ve been in a position to make an important increase this season as part of The R&A’s commitment to women’s golf,” said Martin Slumbers, chief executive of the R&A. “This is a significant initial step, and we understand it will take some time to move closer to achieving parity with the men’s game.”