Top players and recent US Open winners ‘Reclaiming the Green’ and permanently improving women’s golf in tournaments
Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2023 – The Maybank Championship 2023, themed “Reclaim the Green,” will see the world’s best golfers compete in an epic showdown from October 26 to 29, 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC). Bringing positive change to women’s golf on and off the course. , embodies Maybank’s belief in advancing women’s golf and motivating future generations of athletes.
The championship will feature a two-time Olympic medalist. Lydia Coetwo-time LPGA Tour winner Lilia VuChinese sense Ruoning Yingand was recently crowned U.S. Open Champion. Arisen Corpus is scheduled to tee off at the Maybank Championship 2023, which is sanctioned by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour.
Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli, President and CEO of Maybank Group expressed their excitement for the tournament and the inclusion of these top female golfers in the championship underscores Maybank’s commitment to celebrating inclusivity and the highest levels of excellence in the sport, in line with its humanizing purpose. He said that.
“We are excited about this tournament because it is more than just a golf event, it is a values-based platform that serves as an agent of change championing the purpose of accelerating women’s golf and inspiring the next generation of golfers. We want to celebrate the prestige of the country,” Dato’ Khairusaleh added.
The New Zealand national is currently ranked 3rd in the Rolex Women’s Golf Rankings, closely followed by Yin in 4th and Vu in 5th, but her outstanding skills and mesmerizing performances have earned her a reputation among golf enthusiasts around the world. It has received high praise and praise from home. Adding to her star-studded roster is No. 6 Corpus, who recently won her first major at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Ko’s extraordinary talent earned him 19 wins on the LPGA Tour. Among the 26-year-old’s many accomplishments are two Rolex Player of the Year awards in 2015 and 2022, and she won the 2022 CME Group Tour Championship, She earned it after winning three seasons at the Gainbridge LPGA in Boca Rio in 2022 and the BMW Ladies in 2022. Championship. At age 15, Coe became the youngest golfer to win an LPGA Tour event, a record that stood until 2017. She is two points away from being inducted into the LPGA Hall of Fame, which she can do with two or one more wins in the regular season. Won a major championship.
Along with Ko, 25-year-old Vu, a rising star in the golf world, will also grace the fairways at the Maybank Championship. The world No. 5 has won two Honda LPGA Thailand and Chevron Championships in 2023, and three professional wins on the Epson Tour. The California native’s emotional journey overcoming obstacles as a professional golfer is a testament to her unwavering passion for the game.
Ying, a Chinese national who ranks fourth in the world in the Rolex Rankings, has established herself as a powerhouse in the golf world at just 20 years old by winning the 2023 KPMG Women’s Professional Golf Championship and DIO Implant LA Open. She followed in the footsteps of famous Chinese golfer Xiangxiang Feng, and Ying became the second golfer from the People’s Republic of China to win on the LPGA Tour.
Also ranked 6th in the world Corpus is a player to watch at the 2023 Maybank Championship. Her latest win was not only her first professional win, but also her first major win at the U.S. Women’s Open, which was her first visit to historic Pebble Beach. She aims to continue to prove herself as a champion and has no doubts about her abilities.
These top guns will join 64 other LPGA players in the hunt for the coveted Tiger trophy and $3 million in prize money, with an additional 10 spots reserved for players from Malaysia and ASEAN. Compete against tour golfers. The Maybank Championship 2023 is an uncut event held in the stunning surroundings of KLGCC’s famous West Course. More players will be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the tournament.
olympic athlete Kelly TanHaving helped pave the way for women’s golf in the country, she will hold the Malaysian flag high during the competition. The Maybank ambassador has represented Malaysia twice in the Olympics, finishing runner-up at the 2022 Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational and at the Epson Tour’s 2019 Natural Charity Classic in Florida. He has achieved many top prizes on the LPGA, including 1st place.
Maybank Championship 2023 aims to enhance Maybank’s 14-year tradition of top-level golf tournaments through collaboration with the LPGA Tour. Featuring 78 international competitors, this inclusive stage promotes the excellence of women’s golf, fosters talent and cultural exchange, and nurtures the future of women’s golf.
Maybank welcomes everyone to participate in this prestigious event and show their support for our golfing heroes. All attendees are welcome with general admission, no reservations required, to see world-class golf action up close. Ticketing options include Day Pass for RM38 (admission on both Thursday and Friday only), Weekend Pass for RM68 (admission on both Saturday and Sunday only), or Season Pass for RM88 (admission on all four days).
To further encourage family participation, children under 12, Maybank cardholders (debit, credit and charge cards) and MAE app users can also enter for free. This initiative underlines Maybank Championship’s mission to humanize financial services and ensure sport is inclusive and accessible to all.
For more information and to reserve tickets, please visit http://www.maybank.com/championship.