The tour was sanctioned by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation since its inception as an official Asian ladies' tour. Japan and South Korea are two of the top three powers in women's professional golf, alongside the United States. Most of the players on the tour come from Asia, but there are also representatives of various other parts of the world. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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For the sixth time in the last seven tournaments, a domestic LPGA event is being title sponsored by an Asian company. In , the LPGA withered through the aftereffects of an American recession to a bare-bones schedule of 23 events. There were seven Asian companies sponsoring events that year. Today, there are 33 official events on the LPGA schedule with 14 sponsored by Asian companies or organizations.
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Helen Alfredsson got the royal treatment in Asia last week. Will the rest of the LPGA fare as well there? Quick, who won the LPGA tournament last week? Better yet, where was the LPGA tournament last week? If you answered: Helen Alfredsson, China and Korea you win.
This popularity is inspiring a wave of course construction, tourism and newcomers to the game. Under his guidance, OneAsia now is contending to be the most important sanctioning organization for golf tournaments in the region, in part because of its ability to broadcast the events to million homes. The first step in the strategy was purchasing Asian broadcast rights for elite tournaments in the United States and Europe, like the Masters and the British Open. Television drives enthusiasm for golf.