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Baptist Health signs on as presenting sponsor of 2022 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio Volunteer Program

Volunteer registration now available for Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, Jan. 24-30; Volunteer registration link:

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 – Tournament officials announced today volunteer registration for the 2022 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, the first full-field event of the 2022 LPGA Tour season taking place January 24-30 at Boca Rio Golf Club, is now open. Baptist Health, the largest healthcare organization in the Miami-Date, Broward and Palm Beach counties region, has signed on to partner with the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio as presenting sponsor of the 2022 Volunteer Program. 

“We are excited return to Boca Rio Golf Club and Palm Beach County for the 2022 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio and working alongside the great volunteers who supported the launch of this great championship in 2020,” said Lesley Baker, executive director for the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. “We look forward to our partnership with Baptist Health in engaging with the community through our volunteer program.”

“As active members of the community, we are thrilled to work with the LPGA Tour, Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio and all of the tournament’s volunteers, who are the lifeblood of this great championship,” said Lincoln Mendez, CEO of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, part of Baptist Health. “This partnership allows us to grow our collaboration with the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio in supporting the tournament’s admirable volunteer programing helping bring this exciting event to Boca Raton.”

Each year, hundreds of volunteers donate their time to serve critical needs such as marshaling, scoring, transportation, hospitality services and many other important roles. In 2022, the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio is seeking more than 700 volunteers to fill a variety of roles tournament week. The $65 volunteer package includes two official branded golf shirts; a hat or visor; one volunteer badge allowing grounds access and free parking all week; two weekly grounds passes; and meals provided on scheduled days of volunteering.

For more information on volunteering at the 2022 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, visit Tickets on-sale for the 2022 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio will be announced soon.

The 2021 Gainbridge LPGA was contested at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando, Fla., in late February, when Nelly Korda captured her fourth LPGA Tour win at 16-under par. The win was her first on American soil and with her parents in attendance. Korda, now World No. 1 and Olympic Gold Medalist at the 2021 Summer Olympic Games, is scheduled to defend her title when the tournament returns to Boca Rio Golf Club in January. The Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio made its debut in 2020, with Madelene Sagstrom capturing the inaugural championship, her first LPGA Tour victory.

For more information on the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, visit, and on social media at @GainbridgeLPGA on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About Gainbridge 
Gainbridge Insurance Agency, LLC (“Gainbridge”) is a self-managed, innovative digital platform providing its clients with direct access to trusted financial products to smartly grow their savings over time. Gainbridge strives to offer products through its platform that are simple, intuitive, and backed by smart technology with no complexity or hidden fees. Gainbridge empowers clients to take control of their financial future with simple solutions that are accessible to everyone no matter their budget.

Gainbridge is part of the Group 1001 family of companies striving to make insurance products more useful and intuitive for everyone. Group 1001 has combined assets under management of approximately $44 billion as of June 30, 2021 and is focused on a new standard for the insurance experience. Group 1001’s family of brands includes Delaware Life, Gainbridge, Clear Spring Health®, and Clear Spring Insurance®. Group 1001 and its companies have a strong commitment to service and community through programs focusing on improving lives through sports and education. Its corporate social programs to date have spanned 22 states, positively impacting more than 200,000 youth, and have include public and private partnerships to revitalize youth sports fields in at-risk communities and the creation of mentoring and education programs. For more information, visit and

About Boca Rio Golf Club 
Boca Rio Golf Club is a private member owned club set in an unspoiled landscape in Boca Raton. The course is a minimalist masterpiece designed by Robert Von Hagge, built on 200 acres of native Florida wilderness, with no developed real estate. The course was recently described by a Hall of Fame lifetime Grand Slam winner as one of the finest courses in Florida. For more information, visit  

About Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio 
The Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio is the LPGA Tour’s first full-field event of the season and features the world’s best females competing over four rounds for a share of the $2 million purse. The tournament, launched in 2020 at Boca Rio Golf Club, was contested at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in 2021 and is returning to Boca Rio in 2022. The Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio is operated by Outlyr, a global sports, event management and lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in the development and execution of engaging events and experiences. In addition to managing 11 professional golf tournaments, Outlyr also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship profile for several blue-chip clients. For more information on the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, visit

About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Media Contact:
Jeremy Friedman
Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio Public Relations