Presenting sponsor extends with LPGA tournament

Taiwanese financial services group CTBC Bank will remain the presenting sponsor of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic women’s golf tournament for its 2016 edition.

Under the extended agreement, the tournament will officially be titled the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic Presented by CTBC. The company has been a partner of the tournament since its inception in 2014. Financial terms of CTBC’s renewed agreement were not disclosed.

Noor Menai, president and chief executive of CTBC Bank USA, said: “This premier event showcases golf’s best global talent and their dedication to precision, which equals CTBC’s vast global reach and customer commitment as a real bridge to financial dreams.”

This year’s Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic will take place at the Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, California from April 18-24. New Zealand’s Lydia Ko (pictured), the world No.1, is the reigning champion.