The PGA of Canada will take part in the inaugural Women’s PGA Cup, to be played Oct. 21-26 at a location in the United States.
The PGA of America announced recently the formation of this international event, a first-of-its-kind team competition for Women PGA members from around the world.
The Women’s PGA Cup will be a 54-hole stroke play event with each team’s lowest three scores being counted after each round. The winning country will be the team with the lowest 54-hole aggregate total.
Each national team will be composed of five players and one captain, who also may be a playing or non-playing captain at the option of the respective country.
The Women’s PGA Cup does not include a purse.
Those eligible to represent their respective countries in the Women’s PGA Cup must be members in good standing with their respective Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
They must also be active in the game, be it as a teacher, coach or working as club professional/assistant. Tour professionals who primarily compete for a living are not eligible to participate.
The five members of the inaugural PGA of Canada team will be determined based on the performance of eligible finishers at the 2018 and 2019 DATA PGA Women’s Championship
Countries are tentatively committed to play in the 2019 Women’s PGA Cup also include Australia, Great Britain and Ireland, Sweden and the United States.
More information about the Women’s PGA Cup will be made available over the coming months.