Aug 13 Monday

2018 Indy Women in Tech LPGA Championship

Hosted by Indy Women in Tech

Event Details

Monday, August 13, 2018
12:00 PM - Thursday, July 19, 2018
12:00 PM
Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
4400 W 16th Street , Indianapolis, IN 46222

Event Description

Hosted at the Brickyard Crossing August 13 – 19, 2018, a Pete Dye golf course located inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 144 of the world’s best LPGA Professionals will come to Indianapolis to play the IWiT Championship, a four-day stroke play event with a $2,000,000 purse. At 2017’s inaugural event, Lexi Thompson beat out Lydia Ko by four strokes to win the tournament, a $300,000 winner’s check and became the first ever female to kiss the iconic yard of bricks in victory.

WHEN:
August 13-19, 2018

WHERE:
Brickyard Crossing Golf Course.
Designed by Pete Dye.
4 holes inside the Speedway oval, 14 holes adjacent to back stretch of the race track.
Previous host to PGA Tour Champions Comfort Classic (1994-2000) and Indiana State Open Championship (2009 & 2015).

WHY:
The Indy Women in Tech Championship will make an annual commitment to support local initiatives financially and through marketing platforms preceding and onsite at the LPGA event with a particular focus on:

Expanding the reach of robotic programs in schools.
Providing opportunity to expand Stem days.
Programs that enable professional/full-time athletes to gain the network, confidence, support and skills to enter the full-time workforce.
Initiatives aimed at exposing high school girls to the potential of the tech industry as a career.
Initiatives aimed at women who have been away from the workforce and equipping them with the skills needed to use tech as a vehicle back to the workforce.
Initiatives aimed at showcasing Indy as a tech hub destination for business and talent.

Admission

$17 and up