Live Coverage of Featured Groups at LPGA Walmart NW Arkansas Championship |  LPGA

Live Coverage of Featured Groups at LPGA Walmart NW Arkansas Championship | LPGA

ESPN+ will stream an exclusive Featured Groups feed of the LPGA Tour’s Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark., September 23-25. One feed will showcase the complete rounds of two Featured Groups in both the morning and afternoon waves on each tournament day.

Featured Groups in Arkansas will include 12 LPGA Tour winners of the 2022 season, 14 Solheim Cup players and 10 major champions.

Featured Groups | Friday, September 23

Coverage begins at 9 am ET

Sagstrom/Khang/O’Toole | 9 a.m. ET

  • Madelene Sagstrom – No. 30 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 17 in the Race to CME Globe standings, LPGA Tour winner, two-time European Solheim Cup Team member, 2020 Tokyo Olympian
  • Megan Khang – No. 26 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 20 in the Race to CME Globe standings, two-time US Solheim Cup Team member
  • Ryann O’Toole – No. 56 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 40 in the Race to CME Globe standings, LPGA Tour winner, 2011 US Solheim Cup Team member

Reto/Thitikul/Alex | 9:11 a.m. ET

  • Paula Reto – No. 58 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 31 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2022 Rolex First-Time Winner, 2016 Rio Olympian
  • Atthaya Thitikul – 2022 Rookie, No. 5 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 7 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2022 Rolex First-Time Winner
  • Marina Alex – One win in 2022 season, No. 32 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 24 in the Race to CME Globe standings, two-time LPGA Tour winner, 2019 US Solheim Cup Team member

Lopez/Lewis/Kupcho | 2:22 p.m. ET

  • Gaby Lopez – One win in 2022 season, No. 37 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 25 in the Race to CME Globe standings, three-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time Olympian
  • Stacy Lewis – 2023 US Solheim Cup captain, No. 103 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings and former World No. 1, No. 54 in the Race to CME Globe standings, two-time major champion, 13-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time Rolex Player of the Year, four-time US Solheim Cup Team member, 2016 Rio Olympian
  • Jennifer Kupcho – Three wins in 2022 season, No. 11 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 4 in Race to CME Globe, 2022 Chevron Championship winner, 2022 Rolex First-Time Winner, 2021 US Solheim Cup Team member

M.Lee/J. Korda/Kang | 2:33 p.m. ET

  • Minjee Lee – Two wins in 2022 season, No. 3 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 1 in the Race to CME Globe standings, two-time major champion, eight-time LPGA Tour winner, 2020 Tokyo Olympian
  • Jessica Korda – No. 13 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 26 in the Race to CME Globe standings, six-time LPGA Tour winner, three-time US Solheim Cup Team member, 2020 Tokyo Olympian
  • Danielle Kang – No. 21 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 21 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship winner, six-time LPGA Tour winner, three-time US Solheim Cup Team member, 2020 Tokyo Olympian

Featured Groups | Saturday, September 24

Coverage begins at 9 am ET

Nordqvist/Ryu/Hull | 9 a.m. ET

  • Anna Nordqvist – No. 28 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 56 in the Race to CME Globe standings, three-time major champion, nine-time LPGA Tour winner, seven-time European Solheim Cup Team member, 2023 European Solheim Team Vice Captain, two-time Olympian
  • So Yeon Ryu – No. 53 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings and former World No. 1, No. 91 in the Race to CME Globe standings, two-time major champion, six-time LPGA Tour winner,
  • Charley Hull – No. 35 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 37 in the Race to CME Globe standings, LPGA Tour winner, five-time European Solheim Cup Team member, 2016 Rio Olympian

Stark/SY Kim/A. Lee | 9:11 a.m. ET

  • Maja Stark – One win in 2022 season, 2022 LPGA Tour Rookie, No. 45 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 50 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2022 Rolex First-Time Winner
  • Sei Young Kim – No. 12 in Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 39 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2020 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship winner, 12-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time Olympian
  • Andrea Lee – One win in 2022 season, No. 54 in Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 18 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2022 Rolex First-Time Winner, Epson Tour winner, former No. 1 world-ranked amateur

Hataoka/Thompson/Salas | 2:22 p.m. ET

  • Nasa Hataoka – One win in 2022 season, No. 10 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 8 in the Race to CME Globe standings, six-time LPGA Tour winner, 2020 Tokyo Olympian
  • Lexi Thompson – No. 7 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 9 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2014 Chevron Championship winner, 11-time LPGA Tour winner, five-time US Solheim Cup Team member, two-time Olympian
  • Lizette Salas – One win in 2022 season, No. 55 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 45 in the Race to the CME Globe standings, two-time LPGA Tour winner, five-time US Solheim Cup Team member

N.Korda/L. Ko/Ewing | 2:33 p.m. ET

  • Nelly Korda – No. 2 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 22 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship winner, seven-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time US Solheim Cup Team member, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Lydia Ko – One win in 2022 season, No. 4 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings and former World No. 1, No. 3 in the Race to CME Globe standings, 17-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time major champion, two-time Olympic medalist
  • Ally Ewing – One win in 2022 season, No. 31 in Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, No. 34 in the Race to CME Globe, three-time LPGA Tour winner, two-time US Solheim Cup Team member

* ESPN+ coverage of Sunday’s final round will follow a similar schedule, determined when pairings and tee times are announced.

Featured Groups coverage will be hosted by Ryan Burr with analyst Gail Graham, with Amy Rogers and Chantel McCabe providing reports and live player interviews.

The Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on ESPN+, along with the Kroger Queen City Championship earlier this month, marks the return of live coverage of the LPGA Tour to an ESPN platform for the first time since 2018.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.