Championship Director of the 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Catherine Clifton is in the studio for today’s episode of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Joined by co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick, the group discusses the upcoming championship, how to get involved and more on this Around Atlanta segment of Radio.
Before settling into her current position, Clifton explored the golf industry for 10 years working on numerous golfing events. Most recently, she worked with the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic on the Korn Ferry Tour. Clifton has now been in Atlanta for the past year and a half working with on the 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship .
The 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is one of five Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) majors. It was built on the history and tradition of the LPGA Championship that started in 1955, making it the second oldest women’s championship in golf.
Since partnering with both the LPGA and KPMG around six years ago, the program has seen six different women hoist the championship trophy. Each winner is currently in the top 20 of the Women’s World Golf Rankings. In addition, the 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship currently offers one of the largest purses in women’s golf at $4.3 million, including $645,000 going to the champion.
“It’s really neat to be able to see all of our champions not only be fantastic golfers but to stay in that top 20 in the world,” said Clifton. “We really have some great history and prestige around this championship.”
The 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is set to be played at the Atlanta Athletic Club for the very first time. Atlanta Athletic Club has hosted three men’s championships over the past several years, the first being held in 1981. Additionaly, the club hosted the U.S. Open, the U.S. Women’s Open, the Arnold Palmer Cub and the U.S. Amateur.
For anyone looking to volunteer with the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, be sure to visit www.kpmgwomenspgachampionship.com/2021/volunteers. Adult volunteers are required to pay $125.00 in exchange for a volunteer uniform including two custom golf shirts, one jacket and a New Era headwear piece. Volunteers also receive an official KPMG Women’s PGA Championship volunteer drawstring bag, meal and water vouchers and complimentary parking.
To learn more about the 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, visit www.kpmgwomenspgachampionship.com. Also, be sure to listen to the full interview above!
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