'Who's Who' of Golf Tees Off French Lick

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The Senior LPGA Championship will take place on the Pete Dye Course in French Lick. The Senior LPGA Championship will take place on the Pete Dye Course in French Lick.
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Festivities for the inaugural Senior LPGA Championship at French Lick Resort begin Friday. A Symetra Tour event starts six days of golf that will he highlighted by Monday's LPGA Championship on the Pete Dye Course.

The Symetra Tour, the developmental tour of the LPGA, will begin a new event on the Donald Ross Course, while the first of two Pro-Am tournaments will take place on the Pete Dye Course.

The Symetra Tour event, known as the Donald Ross Centennial Classic, runs through Sunday. Participants will compete for a $200,000 purse with $30,000 winner's payout. The event is being used to celebrate 100 years of golf at the Donald Ross Course, which opened in 1917.

The Pro-Ams, the second of which will take place Saturday, will feature several World Golf Hall of Famers and former LPGA Tour major champions. Friday's Pro-Am tournament will also feature former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

The Senior LPGA Championship begins Monday on the Pete Dye Course. French Lick Resort Director of Golf Dave Harner spoke with Bill Benner last month on Inside INdiana Business Television, which you can view in the video above.

You can find more information on the Senior LPGA Championship events by clicking here

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