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Major champion Georgia Hall, Southern California natives and LPGA Tour winners Danielle Kang and Lilia Vu headline latest commitments to the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, April 27-30

Eight of the World’s top-10 entered, including World No. 2 Nelly Korda, No. 3 Jin Young Ko, No. 4 Atthaya Thitikul and No. 5 Minjee Lee; inaugural event to feature a $3 million tournament purse, one of the largest prize funds on the LPGA Tour; media credential applications open at; tickets on sale at

LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2023 – Major champion and World No. 10 Georgia Hall and  Southern California natives / LPGA Tour winners Danielle Kang and Lilia Vu headline the  latest commitments to the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, an  inaugural event on the LPGA Tour taking place at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, April  27-30. The championship will feature a $3 million purse, one of the largest prize funds on the  LPGA Tour outside of major championships. 

Eight of the top-10 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings are entered into the  championship, including World No. 2 Nelly Korda, Jin Young Ko (3), Atthaya Thitikul (4),  Minjee Lee (5), Brooke Henderson (7), Celine Boutier (8), Hyo-Joo Kim (9) and Hall (10). 

Kang and Vu join several Southern California-area residents/natives who are committed to the  championship, including Alison Lee, Andrea Lee, Lizette Salas and Angel Yin. For a complete  list of tournament entries, click HERE

JM Eagle is the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, an innovative leader that combines  advanced technology with superior customer service to create the industry’s most sophisticated  and diverse products. Walter Wang is the founder, Chairman and CEO of JM Eagle. Plastpro,  founded by CEO Shirley Wang, is the leading manufacturer of fiberglass entry doors. Walter and  Shirley Wang are heavily involved in philanthropic initiatives throughout the world through their  companies and the Walter and Shirley Wang Foundation.

The JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro will feature a field of 144 of the world’s  best female professional golfers vying for a share of the $3 million purse. Players have until  Wednesday, April 19 to commit to the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro.  GOLF Channel will televise all four rounds of play live and in primetime on the East Coast. 

Hall, the 2018 AIG Women’s Open Champion and who has eight professional wins around the  world, recorded two runner-up finishes in her first two LPGA Tour events in 2023, moving up to  10th position in the world golf rankings. 

Kang, a Ventura County native who has amassed six professional wins and one major  championship, is currently the 14th ranked player in the world. She is coming off a T7 finish at  the DIO Implant LA Open at Palos Verdes Golf Club, her best finish thus far in 2023. 

Vu, a Los Angeles-area resident and currently the 11th ranked player in the world, captured her  first LPGA Tour win in February at the 2023 Honda LPGA Thailand, In her first three starts in  2023, she has two top-10 finishes (including her win) and a T14. The Fountain Valley resident  was the world’s top-ranked amateur for 31 weeks in 2018 and 2019 as a member of the UCLA  Bruins women’s golf team.  

Hall, Kang and Vu also will be representing their respective countries (Hall – England; Kang and  Vu – United States) at the upcoming Hanwha LIFEPLUS International Crown in San Francisco  in May. 

Tournament officials will be announcing soon sponsor exemptions and additional field  commitments leading up to the championship. 

Tickets On Sale: Tickets are on sale for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship exclusively  online at Ticket packages include exclusive hospitality and  general admissions tickets offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. All 2023  tournament tickets will be digital and will be emailed after purchase. Tickets can be viewed on  either a mobile device or printed out where they will be scanned at the main gate. 

JM Eagle LA Championship Ticket Options: There are currently four ticket options available  for spectators interested in attending the JM Eagle LA Championship: 

Daily Grounds: 
o General admission daily grounds, valid any one day: Thursday-Sunday, April 27- 30. 
▪ $25 (Valid any one day) 

Weekly Grounds: 
o General admission daily grounds, valid Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30. ▪ $45 (Valid all days Thursday-Sunday) 

Sunset Lounge 18th Green Hospitality:
o Open-air, semi-private hospitality suite overlooking the 18th green. Includes soft  drinks, light snacks, water and cash bar. Valid competition rounds, Thursday Sunday, April 27-30. 
▪ $99 (Valid any one day) 

Macbeth Pass 18th Green Hospitality:  
o Open-air, semi-private luxury suite overlooking the 18th Green. The suite features  an open bar and ticket holders have access to the hospitality buffet inside Wilshire  Country Club. Also allows access to the Sunset Lounge. Weekly and Daily  Tickets are available throughout competition days (Thursday, April 27 - Sunday,  April 30).  
▪ Daily: $375 (Valid any one day) 
▪ Weekly: $1,500 (Valid all competition days Thursday-Sunday) 

All military personnel (active, retired, reserve and veteran) and first responders (police, fire,  EMS) and immediate family (up to four total) will receive complimentary admission to the  tournament, compliments of SERVPRO. Tickets will be available at Will Call tournament week  by showing proper identification. Military and first responders also will have complimentary  access to the SERVPRO Hero Outpost, an exclusive hospitality suite overlooking the 18th green. Complimentary Hero Outpost tickets are available at  Children under 18 also will be admitted free into the tournament with a paid adult. 

Volunteer Registration Open: Volunteer registration for the JM Eagle LA Championship is  open. Each year, hundreds of volunteers donate their time to serve critical needs such as  marshaling, scoring, transportation, hospitality services and many other important roles. The JM  Eagle LA Championship is seeking more than 500 volunteers to fill a variety of roles tournament  week. The $65 package includes one official tournament branded golf shirt; a hat or visor;  volunteer pin; one volunteer badge allowing clubhouse access and free parking all week; four  daily grounds tickets; and free breakfast and lunch for each day worked. For more information  on volunteer for the 2023 JM Eagle LA Championship, visit  

The JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro takes place at historic Wilshire Country  Club in the heart of Hollywood. Wilshire Country Club has a long history hosting professional  golf events, and is one of a select few venues to host events on the LPGA Tour, PGA TOUR and  PGA TOUR Champions.  

For more information about the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, visit, as well as on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @JMEagleLAChamp. 

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About JM Eagle 

At JM Eagle, we're passionate about creating top-quality plastic pipes that are strong, efficient, and long-lasting. JM Eagle manufactures the widest array of high-grade, high-performance plastic pipes in the industry and offers a steady flow of innovative products and materials for our

customers. Our pipes are used in a wide range of industries, including water distribution, wastewater management, plumbing, irrigation, and telecommunications. 

As the preeminent plastic pipe manufacturer in the industry, JM Eagle has made significant investments in research and development, combining advanced product technology with state-of the-art automation. We consistently produce the highest quality plastic pipe in the industry and are committed to ensuring ongoing product excellence. We're proud of our reputation as a trusted and reliable provider of piping solutions as we have the greatest capacity and geographic reach. At JM Eagle, we stand behind our products and offer a 50-year warranty, which is the best in the industry. 

At JM Eagle, we're also committed to community responsibility, delivering life's essentials through the most eco-friendly plastic pipe products on the market. We'll continue to manufacture plastic pipes to serve the world's growing needs, offering reliable products and expertise to satisfy customer demand across many industries and applications. For additional information, visit

About Plastpro 

Plastpro is a leading manufacturer of high-quality fiberglass doors and entry systems for residential and commercial properties. Since 1994, we have been committed to providing superior products with the best value, technology, and commitment to our customers. Our doors are designed to offer the beauty and versatility of wood doors, but with the strength and durability of steel doors. Our fiberglass doors are resistant to weather damage, require less maintenance, and offer higher performance ratings than traditional wood and steel doors. 

Our doors feature innovative technology such as HydroShield, composite stiles and rails, and composite Polyfiber (PF) frames, as well as a full-length LVL block for added strength and security. With a wide variety of designs, sizes, and styles, we offer something to complement every home or building. 

At Plastpro we’re not just committed to providing superior products, but also to creating positive changes for our employees, customers and the community. We partner with Habitat for Humanity and other non-profit organizations to donate doors to help create affordable, greenhousing initiatives for low-income families across the nation. We believe that success is only as good as the good it creates, and we’re dedicated to making a difference in the world. For additional information about Plastpro Inc., visit 

About Outlyr 

Outlyr is a global event management, sponsorship consulting and activation agency that  specializes in the development and execution of engaging events experiences. Outlyr believes in  the power of relationships – driving connectivity through sports and cultural experiences – to  create strategic marketing platforms and high-quality activations, enhancing affinity for its  clients and brands. Outlyr manages 10 professional golf tournaments; a number of sporting,  hospitality and lifestyle events; and manages the sponsorship portfolio for several blue-chip  clients. For additional information on Outlyr, 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 game-changers 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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