Inkster will headline LPGA Legends event at White Horse

Updated: May 1, 2019

LPGA Hall of Famer Julie Inkster will be the headliner at this year’s Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston. The event is set for June 6-8.

A total of 36 LPGA legends will take part in the tournament looking for a piece of the $200,000 purse for the two-day tournament.       

Inkster won 31 LPGA tournaments during her career, including the 1983 and 1988 Safeco Classic when it was held in the Pacific Northwest at Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent.

Other Northwest players will include Hall of Famer JoAnne Carner and Wendy Ward. Also in the field will be Suzy Whaley who in 2018 became the first woman president of the PGA of America.

LPGA Legends Cup at White Horse moves dates to June 7-8

The Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup, a 36-hole tournament for LPGA veterans age-45 and over, has been moved to the Friday-Saturday dates of June 7-8 at White Horse Golf Club outside Kingston after originally being scheduled for the weekend.

The date change is intended to accommodate golfers who want or need to attend the World Golf Hall of Fame induction dinner at Pebble Beach, Calif., on Sunday. One of the competitors, Jan Stephenson, is among the five inductees.

The defending champion of the Legends Tour event is Trish Johnson of England, who won by five strokes after finishing 8-under with a 66-70-136.

The field is being expanded from 30 to 36 this year and the purse boosted from $175,000 to $200,000. 

Tickets are $20 for one day and $30 for both days. The tournament’s pro-am has been moved to Thursday, June 6. Foursomes will be paired with a Legends pro and the foursome entry fee is $7,500.

The Kaiser Permanente Women’s Amateur Team Scramble will be Wednesday, June 5, and the entry fee is $125 per player. The format is a two-woman scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The low gross and low net twosome winners will team with a pro in the pro-am the next day.

Clearwater Legends Cup

• What:LPGA Legends Tour makes its annual stop at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, Wash. The tournament is called the Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup Presented by The Boeing Company.

• Date:June 6-8. One-day Pro-Am on June 6 with a two-day tournament.

• Purse:$200,000.

• Field:A total of 26 LPGA Legends are scheduled to take part in this second annual event, including Juli Inkster (pictured left). Fellow Hall of Famer JoAnne Carner of Washington will also be in the field.

• Information: See the website See for more info.