Dallas, TX – The Women’s All Pro Tour, the official qualifying tour for the LPGA’s Epson Tour, will be heading to Trophy, Texas for the fifth time for the Kathy Whitworth ChampionshipThe 3 day tournament will feature over 78 of the best LPGA hopefuls competing at the beautiful Trophy Club Country Club.

“We were blessed to have Kathy with us to present our first four champions with their trophies. We will miss her smile and wit this year. But our goal is to continue the tradition and honor Kathy at this year’s championship,” says Gary DeSerrano, WAPT president.

Our new venue, Trophy Club, will be a terrific host for this year’s tournament. The professionals will get a treat seeing Kathy’s trophy case at the club and have fun playing the course in her name. ”

“Kathy Whitworth was the greatest winner in all of golf” said tournament director Cathy Harbin, “still, she had a humble beginning and that has always motivated her to help others. Kathy loved the WAPT and the opportunity it provided young women to follow their dreams”

The Kathy Whitworth Championship will be the thirteenth event of the 2023 WAPT season. The field will consist of 78 professionals from all over the world. The tournament purse is expected to be $55,000 with the winner taking home $10,000.

Tournament Chairperson, Diana Gats adds, “One of Kathy Whitworth’s passions was to offer aspiring young women tournament experience, to prepare them for the Epson & LPGA tours. The Kathy Whitworth Championship, in conjunction with WAPT (Women’s All Pro Tour), is an exciting opportunity to support young women golfers!”

For sponsorship inquiries and more information about the event, please contact Kathy O’Neal at kathy@yourclubexpert.com or call at 214.850.0440. The tournament homepage can be found here.

About Kathy Whitworth Foundation

The Kathy Whitworth Foundation celebrates Kathy Whitworth’s Legendary career by supporting participation in women’s golf. The foundation is committed to inspiring young women to embrace confidence, strong values, and responsibility which will in turn provide opportunities to develop leadership and sportsmanship skills for life-long success.

About the WAPT

A subsidiary of K&G Sports LLC, the WAPT is the official qualifying tour for the Epson Tour and represents one of the best development opportunities for women golf professionals. WAPT grads now playing the LPGA Tour include Yealimi Noh, Matilda Castren, Gabby Then, Grace Kim and Savannah Vilaubi. Follow the WAPT on the web at www.wapt.golffacebook.com/waprotour/, Twitter: @WAPTGolf, and Instagram @womensallprotour.”

Paiton Haga, Communications, WAPT paiton@kgsportsco.com, (620) 750-7007