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NXXT Women's Pro Tour Secures 10 Epson Tour Exemptions for Top Earners of Winter Series
Rewarding Excellence: Top Performers of the NXXT Women's Pro Tour Winter Series to Earn Exemptions to the Epson Tour's 2024 Season.
By: NXXT Golf
Jody Brothers, Chief Business & Operations Officer of Epson Tour, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration with the NXXT Women's Pro Tour. "We are delighted to work with Stuart McKinnon and the NXXT Tour in promoting and supporting women in golf. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to elevate women's golf and provide deserving athletes with the recognition and opportunities they deserve. We look forward to welcoming the top performers from the NXXT Women's Pro Tour Winter Series to our tour events."
This new series, running from Nov 2023 through March 2024, features 14 Championship Events designed to fill the winter season playing gap when the LPGA and Epson Tours are off-season, NXXT Golf's commitment extends the sport's competitive calendar year-round. As such, the Winter Series creates a continuous platform for women golfers to compete, empowering them to stay at the top of their game throughout the year.
"This is an extraordinary opportunity for the top performers of the NXXT Women's Pro Tour Winter Series," said Stuart McKinnon, President and CEO of NXXT Golf. "The Epson Tour exemptions provide a pathway for these talented athletes to compete on a larger stage and further their professional careers. We are thrilled to partner with the Epson Tour in advancing women's golf and creating unparalleled opportunities for our players."
This unprecedented collaboration between NXXT Women's Pro Tour and the Epson Tour signifies a significant milestone in women's golf, providing a platform for talented athletes to shine and further elevating the sport.
Registration for the NXXT Winter Series will begin Sept 1, 2023, at NXXTWomensProTour.com (https://www.nxxtwomensprotour.com/
ABOUT THE EPSON TOUR
The Epson Tour is the official qualifying tour of the LPGA Tour, the world's leading competitive destination for female professional golfers. With the support of entitlement partner Seiko Epson Corporation, the Tour, entering into its 43rd competitive season in 2023, aims to prepare the world's best female professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. In the last decade, the Epson Tour has grown from 15 tournaments and $1.6 million in total prize money to hosting more than 20 events and awarding $5 million in 2023. With more than 600 graduates and alumnae moving on to the LPGA Tour, former Epson Tour players have won 466 LPGA titles.