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Epson Inks 5-Year Sponsorship Deal with LPGA

Company to support minimum purse levels, lower player-entry fees.

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Epson America (Los Alamitos, CA) announced a five-year sponsorship deal with the Ladies Professional Golf Association that calls for the association”s qualifying tour to be renamed the Epson Tour.

Extending through the 2026 calendar year, the Epson Tour will award LPGA Tour membership to the top 10 players on the “Race for the Card” money list at the end of each season. Epson America’s parent company, Seiko Epson Corporation, also becomes an official partner of the LPGA Tour and the Epson Tour.

The yearly Epson Tour Ambassador Program will begin in 2022 and extend $10,000 to each of the 2021 Epson Tour graduates, providing financial assistance to jump-start the beginning of their LPGA Tour journey. In addition, Epson is increasing the standard tournament purse size to $200,000. The partnership also calls for the contribution of funds to initially lower entry fees by 10 percent per tournament for each player throughout the season, amounting to as much as $1,000 per individual over the course of the year.

For more information, visit epson.com/usa.

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