2022 LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 09/30/2022, 9:30 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 23: Jin Young Ko of South Korea plays her shot on the second tee during the third round of the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open held at Wilshire Country Club on April 23, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

Every year Texas hosts the Volunteers of America Classic, an LPGA Tour event for professional women golfers. The first event was held in April 2013 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, northwest of downtown Dallas. The sponsor of the title, Volunteers of America, is a nonprofit, faith-based organization. It primarily helps the poor across the country with housing and other needs.

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For the tenth tournament, the Ascendant LPGA returned to the Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas. One of the event’s most vital fields will participate in its centennial celebration. Let’s learn more about the tour event’s specifics and prize distribution.

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The LPGA Volunteers of America Classic event details

Ascendant National Title took over as co-sponsor of the event with volunteers of America in a new multi-year arrangement. According to event organizers, the LPGA’s fall Texas stop will now go by a new name. The Volunteers of America Classic 2022 Purse will be the same as it was last year.

However, the new name will be Ascendant LPGA, supporting volunteers of America. It is taking place from September 29 to October 2 at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas, a little town northeast of Dallas.

NAPLES, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 21: Jin-young Ko of South Korea lines up a putt on the tenth green during the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club on November 21, 2021 in Naples, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

There will be 132 participants vying for the $1.7 million total prize pool, which has been increased from $1.3 million. Seven of the top ten players in the world are the part of the event, including Jin Young Ko, the number one player in the world, and Nelly Korda, Lydia Ko, Henderson, Atthaya Thitikul, Nasa Hataoka, and In Gee Chun (10).

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Prize money breakdown of the tournament

Former winners of this tournament are Cheyenne Knight (2019) and Angela Stanford (2020), and coincidentally, both are from Texas. Ko, a player from South Korea, is one of several international professional athletes who now call Texas home. Now we have to see who lands in which position this year. 

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Here is the breakdown of this year’s prize money:

1st$255,000
2nd$158,182
3rd$114,750
4th$88,768
5th$71,448
6th$58,457
7th$48,931
8th$42,869
9th$38,539
10th$35,074
11th$32,476
12th$30,310
13th$28,405
14th$26,674
15th$25,114
16th$23,729
17th$22,517
18th$21,478
19th$20,612
20th$19,918
21st$19,226
22nd$18,533
23rd$17,841
24th$17,147
25th$16,542
26th$15,936
27th$15,328
28th$14,722
29th$14,117
30th$13,597
31st$13,077
32nd$12,557
33rd$12,037
34th$11,518
35th$11,086
36th$10,652
37th$10,220
38th$9,786
39th$9,352
40th$9,007
41st$8,661
42nd$8,315
43rd$7,967
44th$7,621
45th$7,361
46th$7,101
47th$6,841
48th$6,582
49th$6,322
50th$6,062
51st$5,890
52nd$5,716
53rd$5,542
54th$5,370
55th$5,196
56th$5,022
57th$4,850
58th$4,676
59th$4,504
60th$4,330
61st$4,244
62nd$4,156
63rd$4,070
64th$3,984
65th$3,897
66th$3,811
67th$3,724
68th$3,637
69th$3,551
70th$3,465

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Saumya Yashawant

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A Commerce graduate who turned her passion into her profession, Saumya is a Golf writer at Essentially Sports. Having developed the love for the sport at a very young age, she watched Tiger Woods and caught inspiration from his legacy early on. Apart from Woods, she shares great admiration for her country's players like Vishwanathan Anand and Neeraj Chopra.

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