One of many 5 girls’s majors is getting rebranded and a 60% enhance in prize cash to $5m (£3.68m) in 2022.
The Chevron Championship will change the ANA Inspiration and transfer from its historic base within the California desert.
Since its inception in 1972, the occasion has been performed on the Mission Hills Nation Membership in Rancho Mirage.
It will likely be performed there for the ultimate time from 31 March to three April in 2022 earlier than shifting to a but to be decided course in Houston, Texas.
As a part of the six-year deal the championship, which is the primary of the yr’s majors and popularly referred to as the ‘Dinah Shore’ – after the famed American singer who drove the inception of the occasion – may also shift to a later spring date.
“We don’t make the transfer calmly,” stated newly appointed LPGA commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan.
“Since David Foster and Dinah Shore created this competitors in 1972, it has held a particular place within the hearts of our gamers and followers world wide.
“Irrespective of the place it’s held, Dinah and her affect, together with the historical past constructed at Mission Hills, can be an integral a part of The Chevron Championship.”