THE JTBC FOUNDERS CUP, THE FIRST U.S. EVENT of the 2014 LPGA season, tees off on Thursday. World No. 3 Stacy Lewis defends her title in the $1.5 million event played on the par-72 Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix. Also in the 132-player field are the winners of the season's first four LPGA events: Jessica Korda, Karrie Webb, Anna Nordqvist and Paula Creamer.
The tournament celebrates the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour. A portion of the purse will be donated to the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program. Besides Lewis, past champions are Webb (2011) and Yani Tseng (2012).
Creamer's Amazing Putt
The LPGA is calling Paula Creamer's 75-footer to win in Singapore the "putt heard 'round the world." And why not? The above video highlights the global coverage, including the various languages (English, Korean, Japanese) and the excited voices.
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Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort
and Spa in Phoenix, Ariz.
Field: 132 (all professionals)
Defending Champion: Stacy Lewis
All coverage on Golf Channel.
Thur, March 20 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET
Fri, March 21 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET
Sat, March 22 7:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET
Sun, March 23 7:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET