2022 LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner Payout


Every year, Texas hosts the Volunteers of America Classic, an LPGA Tour event for professional female golfers. The first event was held in April 2013 at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, northwest of downtown Dallas. The title sponsor, Volunteers of America, is a faith-based, non-profit organization. It mainly helps poor people across the country with housing and other needs.

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For the tenth tournament, the Ascendant LPGA returned to the Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas. One of the most vital areas of the event will be participating in its centenary celebration. Let’s learn more about the specifics of the tour and the prize distribution.

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LPGA Volunteers of America Classic Event Details

Ascendant National Title took over as co-sponsor of the event with American volunteers under a new multi-year arrangement. According to event organizers, the LPGA’s fall stop in Texas will now have a new name. The 2022 Volunteers of America Classic purse will be the same as last year.

However, the new name will be Ascendant LPGA, supporting the Volunteers of America. It takes place September 29 through October 2 at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas, a small town northeast of Dallas.

NAPLES, FL – NOVEMBER 21: Jin-young Ko of South Korea lines up a putt on the tenth green during the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club on November 21, 2021 in Naples, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

There will be 132 entrants vying for the total prize pool of $1.7 million, which has been increased by $1.3 million. Seven of the top ten players in the world are part of the event, including world number one Jin Young Ko and Nelly Korda, Lydia Ko, Henderson, Atthaya Thitikul, Nasa Hataoka and In Gee Chun (10).

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Breakdown of tournament prize money

Past winners of this tournament are Cheyenne Knight (2019) and Angela Stanford (2020), and coincidentally, both are from Texas. Ko, a South Korean player, is one of many international professional athletes who now call Texas home. Now we have to see who lands in what position this year.

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Here is the breakdown of this year’s prizes:

1st $255,000
2nd $158,182
3rd $114,750
4th $88,768
5th $71,448
6th $58,457
7th $48,931
8th $42,869
9th $38,539
10th $35,074
11th $32,476
12th $30,310
13th $28,405
14th $26,674
15th $25,114
16th $23,729
17th $22,517
18th $21,478
19th $20,612
20th $19,918
21st $19,226
22nd $18,533
23rd $17,841
24th $17,147
25th $16,542
26 $15,936
27 $15,328
28 $14,722
29 $14,117
30th $13,597
31st $13,077
32nd $12,557
33rd $12,037
34th $11,518
35th $11,086
36th $10,652
37th $10,220
38th $9,786
39th $9,352
40th $9,007
41st $8,661
42nd $8,315
43rd $7,967
44th $7,621
45th $7,361
46th $7,101
47th $6,841
48th $6,582
49th $6,322
50th $6,062
51st $5,890
52nd $5,716
53rd $5,542
54th $5,370
55th $5,196
56th $5,022
57th $4,850
58th $4,676
59th $4,504
60th $4,330
61st $4,244
62nd $4,156
63rd $4,070
64th $3,984
65th $3,897
66th $3,811
67th $3,724
68th $3,637
69th $3,551
70th $3,465

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