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The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America announces fall Dates for 2023, returning to The Colony and Old American Golf Club, Oct. 2-8

THE COLONY, Texas, Nov. 2, 2022 – Tournament officials announced today The Ascendant  LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America will take place Oct. 2-8, 2023, returning to The Colony at Golf Clubs at The Tribute and playing at Old American Golf Club. One of two official LPGA Tour events in Texas for 2023, The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America will  feature 132 of the world’s best female professional golfers competing for a share of the $1.7  million purse. 

“We are excited to continue our newly formed partnership with the LPGA Tour and Volunteers  of America in hosting The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America,” said Ascendant  National Title Chief Revenue Officer Anthony Knight. “We could not ask for a better host club  in Golf Clubs at The Tribute, and we’re thrilled to bring this championship back to The Colony  in October.”  

“We look forward to working alongside Ascendant National Title and the LPGA Tour in hosting  this great championship in October of 2023, an ideal time of year for spectator sports,” said Mike  King, Volunteers of America National President and CEO. “We have enjoyed a long partnership  

with the LPGA Tour and are excited to continue enhancing experiences for the players and  spectators alike.” 

In August, the LPGA Tour and Outlyr announced Ascendant National Title, a Cypress  Ascendant Company, would team up with Volunteers of America in a new multi-year  partnership to serve as co-title sponsors, which began with the 2022 event in September. The  announcement also included an overall purse increase for the 2022 event to $1.7 million, a  $200,000 increase from the previous $1.5 million.  

Charley Hull tied the 72-hole scoring record at -18 to win the 2022 Ascendant LPGA benefiting  Volunteers of America, her first LPGA Tour victory since 2016. 

Volunteer opportunities, special events and tournament updates will be made beginning in early  2023. For more information on The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America, visit and follow the tournament’s social handles @AscendantLPGA on  Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

About The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America 

The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America is Texas’ signature LPGA Tour event  held annually at Old American Golf Club, a part of the Golf Clubs at The Tribute in The Colony,  Texas, featuring the world’s best golfers competing for a $1.7 million purse. The tournament 

made its debut in 2013. The event is owned and operated by Outlyr, a global sports marketing  and event management agency. In addition to managing professional golf tournaments, Outlyr  also operates a number of other sporting and lifestyle events and manages the sponsorship  portfolio for several blue-chip clients.  

About Ascendant National Title 

Ascendant National Title, a Cypress Ascendant company, and the Official Title Insurer of the  PGA TOUR, is a national title and escrow company providing a full suite of title and closing  services for residential and commercial customers in the real estate industry. Employing  innovative technology and top tier teams with vast experience, the company manages  commercial, lender, default and residential transactions. Ascendant is committed to exceeding  expectations for all clients whether local or national. Presently licensed in 42 States, ANT  continues to expand their footprint through key partnerships and strategic acquisitions.  Ascendant is proud to be the namesake co-title sponsor of The Ascendant LPGA benefiting  Volunteers of America, a premier tournament event. 

About Volunteers of America 

Volunteers of America is a national nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping  those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has  supported and empowered those most in need, including veterans, seniors, people with  disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and  families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service  programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps more than 1.5 million  people in over 400 communities. Learn more at  

About Golf Clubs at The Tribute 

Each course set on this remote peninsula inside The Tribute community was specifically  designed to take you back in time to experience the game of golf in its purest form. Old  American Golf Club, designed by PGA TOUR winner Justin Leonard and Golf Course Architect  Tripp Davis, pays homage to the “Golden Age” of golf course architecture in America, while  Tribute Golf Links, also designed by Tripp Davis, allows you to immerse yourself in a true link style course paying homage to the most famous holes in Scotland. To learn more about the Club  or its courses, visit

About The Colony, Texas 

The City by the Lake offers unparalleled entertainment in the heart of North Texas. Known for  strikingly beautiful views of Lewisville Lake, The Colony extends 23 miles along its eastern  shoreline providing endless outdoor excursions. Inside Grandscape, the city’s sprawling  entertainment district, refined dining, live music and the world’s largest and most unique retail  experiences away. The Colony offers a tranquil getaway complemented by modern, urban  luxuries. To find out more about The Colony, please visit  

About the LPGA  

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women, with a goal to  change the face of golf by making the sport more accessible and inclusive. 

Created in 1950 by 13 Founders, the Association celebrates a diverse and storied history. The  LPGA Tour competes across the globe, reaching television audiences in more than 220  countries. The Epson Tour, the LPGA’s official qualifying tour, consistently produces a pipeline  of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA also holds a joint-venture collaboration with the  Ladies European Tour (LET), increasing playing opportunities for female golfers in Europe.  Across the three Tours, the LPGA represents players in more than 60 countries. 

Additionally, the LPGA Foundation has empowered and supported girls and women since 1991,  most notably through LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, the only national program of its kind, which  annually engages with nearly 100,000 girls. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association and LPGA  Women’s Network provide virtual and in-person connections to female golfers around the world,  while LPGA Professionals are educators, business leaders and gamechangers dedicated to  growing the game of golf for everyone. Follow the LPGA on its U.S. television home, Golf  Channel, online at and on its mobile apps. Join the social conversation on  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

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Jeremy Friedman 
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Payton Walker 
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