Suzann Pettersen Qualifier presented by Frankenmuth Insurance winner will receive exemption to 2022 Dow GLBI, Female amateur golfers can register online through May 24
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (March 25, 2022) – The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational (Dow GLBI) announced today that they will be teaming up with Dow Sustainability Ambassador and 2023 European Solheim Cup Team Captain Suzann Pettersen to host the Suzann Pettersen Qualifier presented by Frankenmuth Insurance. Scheduled for June 7-8, 2022, registration is now open for the amateur qualifier event at The Fortress Golf Course in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The winner of the qualifier will receive an exemption for themselves and an amateur playing partner of their choosing for the 2022 Dow GLBI at Midland Country Club from July 10-16.
“Suzann is a trailblazer in the world of golf, and we are grateful to have her a part of our qualifier,” said Dow GLBI Executive Director Chris Chandler. “By hosting the Suzann Pettersen Qualifier presented by Frankenmuth Insurance, we are furthering our mission — creating a unique LPGA Tour event that positively impacts people’s lives.”
Eligible participants include all amateur female golfers. To qualify, each player’s United States Golf Association (USGA) Handicap Index cannot exceed a 4.0. Those interested in competing in the Suzann Pettersen Qualifier presented by Frankenmuth Insurance must register online by May 24 at: www.zehnders.com/ticketing/event/qualifier.
The $175 per player entry fee includes the Monday, June 6 practice round, two competitive rounds on June 7 and 8, a welcome reception meal for a player and one guest hosted by Pettersen as well as breakfast and lunch on both days of competition. Pre-tournament range balls and a registration gift bag are also included.
“As Dow’s Sustainability Ambassador, I have witnessed the incredible impact that the Dow GLBI has had on the Great Lakes Bay Region and the world of golf,” said Pettersen. “I’m honored to play a part in an event that gives female amateur golfers a unique chance to tee it up alongside the world’s best LPGA players.”
The 36-hole tournament will kick off on June 7 where players will compete in a single stroke play format. After completion of play on June 8, the player with the lowest score will receive an exemption into the 2022 Dow GLBI.
“After hosting last year’s qualifier, we are excited to work alongside the Dow GLBI again for this one-of-a kind experience,” said Nick Shelton, Director of Golf, The Fortress. “The tournament has become a staple in our community, and we are proud to play a part in its success.”
To learn more about the Suzann Pettersen Qualifier presented by Frankenmuth Insurance, visit www.DowGLBI.com