Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G Tuesday, Sept. 21 Pre-Tournament Notes

 In General

Tuesday, September 21 Recap

#NWAChampionship Officials, Procter & Gamble Representatives and University of Arkansas women’s golf coach Shauna Taylor Visit Local Schools

  • Tournament officials, P&G representatives and Shauna Taylor visited The New School and Parson Hills Elementary to distribute Confidence Kits for Taylor’s new Choose Confidence
  • 200 Confidence Kits were distributed at each school and Taylor presented her new curriculum to over 250 Each child received a kid’s ticket and two free tickets for the parent or role model to attend the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G.
  • The Choose Confidence programming will continue this week at the 2021 #NWAChampionship at the Confidence Kids 17 and under get in free with a ticketed adult.

NEW: Download the Official #NWAChampionship Mobile App for Tournament Updates

  • New in 2021, the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G has released an official tournament mobile app in efforts to enhance the onsite fan experience. The mobile app features daily fan attractions, weather updates, pairings, and the tournament’s schedule of events.
  • The app is free to download and is available for both iOS and Android in the app Search ‘NWAChampionship’ in the iOS App Store and Google Play to find the official tournament mobile app. Fans are encouraged to download the app prior to arrival, which also helps to support the tournament’s sustainability initiatives by reducing printed materials onsite.

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Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G Tournament Information

Championship Format

144 players; 54 holes, stroke play, cut to top 70 and ties after 36 holes

Purse

$2.3 million USD; winner’s portion is $345,000

TV Times (all times Central on Golf Channel) Friday, Sept. 24 – 8-10 p.m. (Tape Delayed) Saturday, Sept. 25 – Noon-3 p.m. (Live) Sunday, Sept. 26 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Live)

Live Streaming Times (all times Central on the NBC Sports App or golfchannel.com)

Friday, Sept. 24 – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 – Noon-3 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 26 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Whiteline Par and Yardage (subject to change)

36-35—71, 6,438 yards

Last Five Champions and Runners-Up

2020: Austin Ernst, 193 (-20); Anna Nordqvist, 195 (-18)

2019: Sung Hyun Park, 195 (-18); Hyo Joo Kim, Inbee Park, Danielle Kang, 196 (-17)

2018: Nasa Hataoka, 192 (-21); Austin Ernst, 198 (-15)

2017: So Yeon Ryu, 195 (-18); Amy Yang, Moriya Jutanugarn, 197 (-26)

2016: Lydia Ko, 196 (-17); Candie Kung, Morgan Pressel, 199 (-14)

Tournament Scoring Records

18 holes: 61 (-10); So Yeon Ryu, second round, 2017

36 holes: 126; So Yeon Ryu (2017) and Anna Nordqvist (2020)

54 holes: 192; Nasa Hataoka, 2018

Who’s in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Field

Past Champions (seven):

Austin Ernst (2020), Sung Hyun Park (2019), Nasa Hataoka (2018), So Yeon Ryu (2017), Lydia Ko (2016), Na Yeon Choi (2015), Stacy Lewis (2014)

Sponsor Invites:

Cory Lopez, Brooke Matthews, Alexa Pano

Monday Qualifiers:

Kajal Mistry, Babe Liu

University of Arkansas alum/current students:

Maria Fassi, Stacy Lewis, Gaby Lopez, Alana Uriel (alum); Cory Lopez, Brooke Matthews (current), Kajal Mistry (current)

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