Investec Women's Golf
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We're the title sponsor of the Investec South African Women's Open, the Investec Order of Merit, and the new Investec Homegrown Award. We've backed many women players on their rise to the top, and currently sponsor Lejan Lewthwaite, Nicole Garcia and Stacy Bregman.
Launch of the Investec Homegrown Award
“As a partner and sponsor, Investec has made an immeasurable contribution to the Sunshine Ladies Tour since the circuit launched in 2014 and has consistently upped the ante with additional incentives to promote the development of women’s professional golf in our country,” commented Sunshine Ladies Tour General Manager Pauli van Meersbergen
Investec announces new SA winner’s prize incentive
US Open Qualifier and 4 days of live coverage
And in another first for the tournament, The Investec South African Women's Open will also be aired live on Supersport for 4 days.
Westlake Golf Club will host the event for a third consecutive year from 13-16 May.
Investec South African Women's Open 2021
New format and handsome purse attracts more international talent
The event will be the season opener for the Ladies European Tour and the Sunshine Ladies Tour season finale. The field will comprise 120 lady professional golfers.
The flagship event of the tour will carry a prize fund of €200 000 (approximately R3.6-million), and a tournament winners category exemption for the remainder of the 2021 and 2022 Ladies European Tour season.
"We strive to create opportunities that develop women’s sport in SA and are proud of how The Sunshine Ladies Tour has grown. The increase in international participation speaks volumes of the high standard of competition."Peta Dixon, Head of Sponsorships, Investec
Investec Order of Merit
The Investec Order of Merit is based on a points system and the top three placed professionals on the final Investec Order of Merit will gain automatic entry into the 2021 Investec South African Women’s Open.
In order to qualify for the Order of Merit bonus prize, players must have competed in at least three events in the 2021 Sunshine Ladies Tour season.
2021 Sunshine Ladies Tour schedule
|7 - 9||Cape Town Ladies Open||Royal Cape Golf Club||R 200,000|
|14 - 16||Jabra Ladies Classic***||Glendower Golf Club||R 600,000|
|21 - 23||SuperSport Ladies Challenge presented by Sun International||Gary Player CC||R 400,000|
|28 - 30||Joburg Ladies Open***||Soweto Country Club||R 500,000|
|7 - 9||+++ Dimension Data Ladies Pro-Am*||George Golf Club and Fancourt Outeniqua||R600 000 prize fund & R100 000 pro-am prize fund|
|13 - 16||++ Investec South African Women's Open***||Westlake Golf Club||€200 000 prize fund & R100 000 bonus to a South African winner & R100 000 bonus to the Investec OoM winner|
* Inside Tournament Pro-Am ** One round Inside Tournament Pro-Am *** Pre-tournament Pro-Am ++ LET co-sanctioned +++ Limited field event
Meet last year's winners
SA Women’s golf
When will the pay, reflect the play?
Investec sponsored player profiles
‘Winning the 2019 SA Women's Masters as well as winning the Jacky Mercer Trophy for leading amateur.’ - Proudest moments in golf
Facebook: Leján Lewthwaite
‘Winning world Amateur in 2006, winning 5 times on the sunshine ladies tour, finishing 12th on the order of merit in Europe 2015 - Proudest moment in golf
‘Playing the US Open in my rookie year.’ - Proudest moment in golf
Facebook: Nicola Garcia