LAKE CHARLES, La., – L’Auberge Casino Resort is excited to partner with Women’s All Pro Tour (WAPT) and Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana to host the L’Auberge Casino Resort Women’s Championship at Contraband Bayou Golf Club in 2023 and 2024.


The tournament is scheduled for April 11-14, 2023, and the week kicks off with the Fore 4 Autism Pro-Am on April 10 with proceeds supporting Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana.


The L’Auberge Casino Resort Women’s Championship will be the second event of the 2023 WAPT season and is an official event on the PXG Race To Stage II. The field will consist of 108 professionals from all over the world. The tournament purse is expected to be $55,000 with the winner taking home $10,000.


“This is our third year to have the Fore 4 Autism Pro-Am tournament and to be able to partner with the Women’s All Pro Tour for a wonderful week of golf.  We are so grateful for the partnership and the funds that we are able to raise to expand our services.  This will be our first year playing the event at the Contraband Bayou Golf Club.  The course is so beautiful and the hospitality from L’Auberge is second to none. – Aaron Ortego, Executive Director for Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana


“We look forward to bringing the next stars of the LPGA to Lake Charles at the L’Auberge Casino Resort Women’s Championship. L’Auberge Casino Resort is the perfect home for the tournament and the resort’s amenities are second to none. L’Auberge’s support of this event ensures that the Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana will raise a significantamount of money for their programs.” – Gary DeSerrano, WAPT President


For sponsorship inquiries and more information about the event, please contact Aaron Ortego at [email protected] or 337-884-6089 or visit the Autism Services of Southwest Louisiana website at


To learn more about L’Auberge, call reservations at 866-580-7444; visit; find us on Facebook; Instagram @laubergelakecharles; or follow us on Twitter @LAubergeLC .


About L’Auberge Lake Charles

L’Auberge Casino Resort is located on 242 acres of land in Lake Charles, La., two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility is ideal for the business traveler or guest looking for the ultimate in hospitality and dining experiences, plus non-stop gaming action. The property includes a 26-story hotel complex with approximately 1,000 spacious rooms and suites; an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a full-service business center and landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service barber shop, salon, spa and cardio fitness center; retail stores; seven innovative dining outlets; and top-name entertainment. The expansive 70,000 square foot casino features Vegas-like gaming action with 80 table games and more than 1,500 slot machines, VIP Lounge and elegant High Limit Salon. L’Auberge Lake Charles is owned by PENN Entertainment, Inc.


L’Auberge Casino Resort is an equal opportunity employer committed to responsible gaming.