The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has officially kicked off ticket sales for the 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup. The event will take place at the Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton from May 9-15.
Cognizant will continue as the title sponsor for the 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup for the second year in a row. The event will see golf’s best professional women players competing and paying tribute to the 13 founding members of the LPGA, including surviving founders Marlene Bauer Hagge and Shirley Spork.
The Cognizant Founders Cup has a $3 million purse, the largest of any LPGA Tour event outside of the majors and the CME Group Tour Championship.
“The Cognizant Founders Cup is thrilled to return to Northern New Jersey for a second straight year and play on one of the state’s premier golf courses, as we celebrate the LPGA’s heritage in an event that will showcase the best professional golfers in the world,” says Tracy Hupko, Manager, Tournament Sales & Marketing, Cognizant Founders Cup. “For golf fans interested in attending the event, we have several package options available for purchase, ranging from general admission to on-course hospitality. We’re also pleased to announce that general parking is included in all ticket purchases in 2022.”
This year’s event will further diversity and inclusion in the sport of golf, says Gaurav Chand, Chief Marketing Officer of Cognizant. “We’re privileged to be able to use our platform to level the playing field for girls and women who play this great game and assist the LPGA Tour in building a stronger, more diverse platform for the next generation of golfers.”
General admission tickets, providing access to the tournament grounds any day Wednesday through Sunday, are $40, with a weekly 5-day pass available for $125. Veterans, first responders, active military and juniors 17 and under receive free general admission. Hospitality packages begin at $150 per day, which includes access to the Drive On Pavilion on the 9th Green, a parking pass, continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, water, coffee, soft drinks, beer and wine.
Golf fans can visit thefounderslpga.com to purchase individual and week-long ticket packages.