The opening event of the 2016 LPGA season is the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, held each year on the gorgeous Tom Weiskopf designed course, Ocean Club Estates, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Offering a purse of $1.4 million, this annual event features the top female golfers in the world, including Sei Young Kim, last years winner. Local lady Georgette Rolle will also be competing as the winner of the Bahamas exemption into the 2016 tournament. Georgette made her LPGA debut in the inaugural Pure Silk-Bahamas event in 2013.
Professional Golf in Paradise
The event will be featured live on the Golf Channel, beginning Thursday, January 28th, culminating with the final two rounds on Sunday.
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