Industry News

Emma Talley, Muni He and Yu-Sang Hou accept sponsor exemptions to the 2024 JM Eagle LA Championship Presented by Plastpro, April 22-28

Nine of the top-10 in the world headline early commitments, including world No. 1 Nelly Korda and Los Angeles resident / world No. 2 Lilia Vu; 144-player field to compete for a $3.75 million tournament purse at Wilshire Country Club, largest purse on the LPGA Tour outside of majors and CME Group Tour Championship; Tickets on sale at

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2024 – Tournament officials announced today that LPGA veteran Emma Talley, Los Angeles resident and Epson Tour winner Muni He and former NCAA All-American and Epson Tour player Yu-Sang Hou have accepted sponsor exemptions to compete in the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, taking place April 25-28 at Wilshire Country Club in Hollywood.

The JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro will feature a $3.75 million purse, the largest prize fund on the LPGA Tour in 2024 outside of the major championships and the CME Group Tour Championship.

“It is a blessing to partner with the LPGA Tour for the upcoming JM Eagle LA Championship, and we are excited to have Emma, Muni and Yu-Sang join our world-class field as sponsor exemptions,” said Walter Wang, Chairman and CEO of JM Eagle. “The competitive journeys these three have undertaken represent the passion, hard work, and sacrifice it takes to achieve their dreams on the LPGA Tour. We look forward to supporting these great athletes and welcoming them to Wilshire Country Club in April.” 

Talley, an LPGA Tour veteran, Epson Tour winner and a former NCAA All-American from the University of Alabama, is competing both on the LPGA Tour and Epson Tour in 2024. She will be making her first LPGA start in 2024 at the JM Eagle LA Championship. 

“Wilshire Country Club has always been a favorite stop of mine on the LPGA Tour ever since I recorded my first top-five finish back in 2018,” said Talley. “What Walter and Shirley Wang are doing to enhance this great championship to become a must-attend event for both players and fans is inspiring to all of us on the LPGA Tour. Thank you Walter and Shirley for the opportunity to tee it up against the LPGA Tour’s best.” 

Muni He is an Epson Tour winner, Los Angeles resident and former member of the USC Trojans women’s golf team who will be making her second consecutive appearance at the JM Eagle LA Championship as a sponsor exemption. In 2023, she made nine cuts in 14 LPGA events. An honorary member at Wilshire Country Club, He made her full-time debut on the LPGA Tour in 2020 after finishing medalist at the 2019 LPGA Q-Series.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to return to the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro at one of my home courses, Wilshire Country Club,” said He. “Thank you to Walter and Shirley Wang and Wilshire Country Club for elevating this incredible event and providing me with an opportunity in such of a strong field, I’m looking forward to giving it my best in front of my home crowd.”

Hou, a three-time NCAA All-American and NCAA national champion from the University of Arizona, is a winner on the LPGA of Taiwan (TLPGA) who made her LPGA Tour debut in 2022. She is competing both on the LPGA Tour and Epson Tour in 2024. In her first three starts on the Epson Tour, she has three top-25 finishes, highlighted by a T15 finish at the IOA Golf Classic in Longwood, Florida, in early March. Hou recorded one of her best finishes on the LPGA Tour in 2023 at the JM Eagle LA Championship, finishing T27. She looks to build on that success in 2024.

“I am excited to play in the JM Eagle LA Championship in a few weeks, and am thankful for the invitation that Shirley and Walter have given me,” said Hou. “I played well at Wilshire Country Club last year and hope to play even better there this year. It’s a great course and a great event that I look forward to being a part of.”

They will join an elite international field of 144 players that includes major champions and former world No. 1 players. Nine of the top-10 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings are entered into the championship, including World No. 1 Nelly Korda, No. 2 and Los Angeles resident Lilia Vu, Celine Boutier (3), Ruoning Yin (4), 2019 champion Minjee Lee (5), Jin Young Ko (6), Charley Hull (7), Hyo Joo Kim (9) and Xiyu Lin (10).

Defending champion Hannah Green is set to return to defend her championship, joining past champions at Wilshire Country Club including Nasa Hataoka (2022), Minjee Lee(2019) and Moriya Jutanugarn (2018). Major champion and 2024 U.S. Solheim Cup captain Stacy Lewis, Assistant Captains Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome and Angela Stanford are also early commitments, along with Los Angeles-area residents Allisen Corpuz, Andrea Lee, Alison Lee, Jenny Coleman, Lucy Li and Angel Yin.

Players have until Wednesday, April 17 to commit to the JM Eagle LA Championship. For a complete list of tournament entries, click HERE.

Tickets on Sale: A variety of ticket packages are on sale for the 2024 JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, including general admissions grounds passes and the Hollywood Club VIP hospitality option that offers a wide degree of entertainment and access.

Tickets are available for purchase exclusively at

Military and first responders receive complimentary admission courtesy of SERVPRO: All military personnel (active, retired, reserve and veteran) and first responders (police, fire, EMS) and immediately family (up to four total) will receive complimentary admission to the tournament, compliments of SERVPRO. Complimentary tickets are available online as well as 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 11th and 14th tees. 

Children under 18 complimentary admission: All children under the age of 18 will receive complimentary grounds passes with a paid adult. New for 2024, junior golfers will be invited to the Junior Golf Show, taking place Saturday, April 27 on-site at Wilshire Country Club. Children under 18 and their chaperones will be treated to a demonstration and a Q&A from an LPGA Tour professional on her experiences as a professional athlete on the LPGA Tour. 

Additional spectator enhancements will be announced leading up to the championship.

JM Eagle LA Championship Ticket Options: Ticket packages for the 2024 JM Eagle LA Championship include exclusive hospitality and general admissions tickets offering a wide degree of entertainment and access. Tickets are available for purchase exclusively Daily and weekly grounds tickets are digital and can be viewed on either a mobile device or printed out where they will be scanned at the main gate. Hollywood Club hospitality tickets will be shipped prior to the championship or available at Will Call.

There are three ticket options available for spectators interested in attending the JM Eagle LA Championship:

Daily Grounds:

  • General admission daily grounds, valid any one day: Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28.
    • $25 (Valid any one day)

Weekly Grounds:

  • General admission daily grounds, valid Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28.
    • $45 (Valid all days Thursday-Sunday)

Hollywood Club 18th Green Hospitality: 

  • 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. Weekly and Daily Tickets are available throughout competition days (Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28).
    • Daily: $375 (Valid any one day)
      Weekly: $1,500 (Valid all competition days Thursday-Sunday)

Volunteer Registration Open: Volunteer registration for the JM Eagle LA Championship is also 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 an 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 volunteering for the 2024 JM Eagle LA Championship,

JM Eagle is the world’s largest manufacturer of plastic pipe with a national footprint of 21 plants throughout the country and the most comprehensive selection of high-performance, eco-friendly plastic pipes. Walter Wang is the Chairman and CEO of JM Eagle.

Plastpro, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass doors and entry systems for residential and commercial properties, providing reliable, energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing doors and frames that are maintenance free with a lifetime warranty. Shirley Wang is the founder and CEO of Plastpro.

Based in Los Angeles, Walter and Shirley Wang are heavily involved in philanthropic initiatives across the world through their companies and the Walter and Shirley Wang Foundation.

Wilshire Country Club has a long history hosting professional golf events. Since 2018, the LPGA Tour has staged its premiere Los Angeles LPGA event at Wilshire Country Club and is one of the select few venues to host events on the LPGA Tour, PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions.

For more information on the JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro, Follow the tournament on X (formerly Twitter), Instagram and Facebook @JMEagleLAChamp.

About JM Eagle
Formed in 2007, JM Eagle is the world’s largest and most complete manufacturer of plastic pipe – an innovative leader that combines advanced technology with superior customer service to create the industry’s most sophisticated and diverse products. With an unwavering mission to supply high quality, sustainable solution to “Deliver Good Water to You,” JM Eagle is the only manufacturer to offer a 50-year warranty on its thermal-engineered plastic pipe products. JM Eagle ships its full range of products to international destinations all over the world. For more information, visit

About Plastpro
Established in 1994, Plastpro Inc. is the world’s first fully automated fiberglass door manufacturer, offering the beauty of wood with the strength of steel to modernize the door industry. Plastpro has always believed in providing a superior product with the best value, technology, and commitment to its customers. Their doors feature composite stiles and rails, HydroShield technology, and composite Polyfiber (PF) Frames, as well as a full-length LVL block for added strength and security. To learn more about Plastpro Inc., please visit

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

About the LPGA
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is the world’s premier women’s professional golf organization. Created in 1950 by 13 pioneering female Founders, the LPGA, whose members now represent more than 60 countries, is the longest-standing professional women’s sports organization. Through the LPGA Tour, the Epson Tour, the LPGA Professionals, and a joint venture with the Ladies European Tour, the LPGA provides female professionals the opportunity to pursue their dreams in the game of golf at the highest level. In addition to its professional tours and teaching accreditation programs, the LPGA features a fully integrated Foundation, which provides best-in-class programming for female golfers through its junior golf programming, and its LPGA Amateurs division, which offers its members playing and learning opportunities around the world. LPGA aims to use its unique platform to inspire, transform and advance opportunities for girls and women, on and off the golf course. 

Follow the LPGA online at and on its mobile apps. Join the social conversation on FacebookX (formerly known as Twitter)Instagram and YouTube

About the LPGA Tour 
The LPGA Tour is the world’s leading competitive destination for the best female professional golfers in the world. The Tour hosts more than 30 annual events across 10 countries for over 200 Active Players, awarding total prize funds exceeding $118 million and reaching television audiences in more than 220 countries. Follow the LPGA Tour on its U.S. television home, Golf Channel. 

Media Contact:
Jeremy Friedman
JM Eagle LA Championship presented by Plastpro