November 17, 2022
CHEYENNE WOODS TO SPEAK AT CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP’S ANNUAL WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DAY
Versant Health and EPSON will present a dynamic event showcasing barrier-breaking women leaders.
Cheyenne Woods, Professional Golfer & TV Broadcaster. Cheyenne’s time on stage will be moderated by Golf Channel personality Chantel McCabe and will cover a wide range of topics as Cheyenne talks Breaking Barriers in her past, present and future. Guests will also be treated to an impressive panel of women leaders from presenting sponsors Versant Health and EPSON, as well as tournament partners, Garrison Brothers and Principal Financial Group.
“Versant Health is a champion of women who challenge the status quo,” said Jennifer Wyeth, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Program Delivery and Marketing Communications, Versant Health. “This year’s event will examine the many pathways to impactful leadership through the lens of women who are blazing exciting new trails in the workplace, on the golf course, and in our communities.”
“Epson is very proud to be in partnership with the LPGA and the Epson Tour. During the last year, we have experienced exceptional challenges first-hand, and likewise witnessed champions rising to the occasion and breaking barriers,” said Emiko Nemura, general manager, Diversity and Inclusion Project, Seiko Epson Corporation. “We are honored today to be here in support of women leaders as we all continue to create a better world for future generations.”
The season-ending CME Group Tour Championship will feature the top 60 players from the season long points race. These 60 players will compete for a record purse of $7,000,000 with a winner’s share of $2,000,000. Tournament week will kick off with a sold-out Tuesday Pro-Am and the gates will open on Thursday for spectators to come out and enjoy the four days of competition at Tiburon Golf Club.
Jin-Young Ko will look to defend her title for the second straight year. Last year, Jin-Young managed to hit her final 63 greens in regulation to finish with a final round 63, fending off Japan’s Nasa Hataoka by one stroke.
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About Versant Health—Proud Presenting Sponsor of CME Group Tour Championship Women’s Leadership Day
Versant Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, is one of the nation’s leading managed vision care companies serving more than 38 million members nationwide. Through our Davis Vision plans and Superior Vision plans, we help members enjoy the wonders of sight through healthy eyes and vision. Providing vision and eye health solutions that range from routine vision benefits to medical management, Versant Health has unique visibility and scale across the total eye health value chain. As a result, members enjoy a seamless experience with access to one of the broadest provider networks in the industry and an exclusive frame collection. Commercial groups, individuals, third parties, and health plans that serve government-sponsored programs such as Medicaid and Medicare are among our valued customers.
For more information, visit versanthealth.com.
Epson is a global technology leader whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson’s goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.
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 Symetra 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 gamechangers dedicated to growing the game of golf for everyone.
Follow the LPGA on its U.S. television home, Golf Channel, online at www.LPGA.com and on its mobile apps. Join the social conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
For Table and Sponsorship Information Contact: Matt Hoover
CME Group Tour Championship, Tournament Director