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Kapalua LPGA Women's Golf Tournament

Information about the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic women's golf tournament held at the Kapalua Golf Resort's Bay Course October 13-19, 2008.

UPDATE: In June of 2008 the Kapalua Resort announced they were backing out of their contract with the LPGA to host the 2009-2012 LPGA Classic because they were unable to find an event sponsor and were financially unable to host the event without a sponsor. For more information see October Kapalua LPGA Golf Tournament is Canceled.

EVENT: Kapalua LPGA Classic
DATES: October 13-19, 2008
LOCATION: Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii.
VENUE: Bay Course, Kapalua Resort
PURSE: $1.5 million

About the Kapalua LPGA Classic
This new women's golf tournament is an official 72-hole tournament on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) women's golfing event tour. The event is being held on the 6600 Kapalua Bay Golf Course which was designed by Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane. In addition to the main tournament there will be an 18 hole pro-am event for which four-member amateur teams will be paired with an LPGA professional to compete in a relaxed "best ball" scramble for all handicap levels. World class female golfers such as Lorena Ochoa, Paula Creamer, Natalie Gulbis, Ai Miyazato, Annika Sorenstam, and the Kapalua Resort's touring professional player Morgan Pressel are expected to play in 2008 Kapalua LPGA Classic.

About the Kapalua Golf Courses
The Kapalua Golf Courses are located on the northwest coast of Maui on the grounds of the Kapalua Resort Development. Kapalua has two 18 hole golf courses, the Kapalua Plantation Course where the Mercedes Benz Championship and the Kapalua Clambake Pro-Am Golf Tournament are held and the Bay Course where the 2008 Kapalua LPGA Classic is held. In 2006 Travel and Leisure magazine recognized the Kapalua Resort as the Number One Golf Destination in Hawaii and in 2007 Golfweek recognized the Kapalua Plantation Course as one of the Top 100 modern golf courses.

About the Kapalua Golf Resort
This 23,000 master-planned community is in a pineapple plantation field on the west coast of Maui is the home of the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Hotel, the Kapalua Villas Vacation Homes ten residential communities, a tennis complex, restaurants, shops, and three white sand beaches. In addition to world class golf tournaments, Kapalua hosts the Whale Quest Kapalua event in February, the Kapalua Celebration of the Arts event in April, and the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival in June.

See also:
- Other Maui Golf Tournaments
- Golf Tournaments on Other Islands
- Other Maui Sports Events



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