Georgette Rolle Returning To Pure Silk-Bahamas Lpga Classic After Winning Bahamas Golf Federation LPGA Qualifier

LOCAL VOLUNTEERS BEING ACCEPTED FOR TOURNAMENT WEEK.

MEDIA CREDENTIAL PROCESS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE.

December 29, 2015, Paradise Island, Bahamas – Amid difficult playing conditions including winds gusting to nearly 25 miles per hour, Georgette Rolle defeated Raquel Riley by five strokes to win the Bahamas exemption into the 2016 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Jan. 25-31 at the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island.

Rolle, 30, who competed in the 2014 tournament but missed the cut, shot 83-85—168 on Dec. 19-20 at the Ocean Club to defeat Riley in the four-person qualifier conducted by the Bahamas Golf Federation. Riley, who played in last year’s tournament, will get another chance to earn a berth after earning a spot in the tournament’s Open Qualifier on Monday, Jan. 25.

“Out there, it felt like we were in a boxing match,” said Rolle, a two-time winner of The Bahamas National Amateur Championship who is now a teaching professional at the Bahamas Golf Federation Driving Range. “The conditions were so difficult over the past few days that every shot required extra attention. So I know that we were all trying to gut it out and just finish the lowest. It wasn’t the greatest of play, but we were out there battling it out.”

Rolle will be among 108 players competing in the fourth edition of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, which offers a purse of $1.4 million and is the opening event of the 2016 LPGA season. Sei Young Kim is the defending champion after she defeated Ariya Jutanugarn and Sun Young Yoo in a sudden-death playoff. Kim went on to win two other tournaments in 2015 and was named the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year.

In additional news, officials of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic announced that they are accepting volunteers to work at the tournament. Volunteers will receive an official Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic logo shirt and cap, free breakfast and lunch on assigned workdays, a tournament badge, free parking, and an invitation to the volunteer celebration party. There is no fee to volunteer. Those interested in supporting the tournament should view the list of committees and register at http://www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com/volunteer. For questions, contact Emily Norell at emily@nullglobalgolfmanagement.com.

“As we approach the start of the 2016 LPGA Tour season, we are very excited to be kicking things off in the Bahamas,” said Matt Truax, tournament director. “We understand the significance of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic being the lead event of the season and how the community plays such a vital role in ensuring a flawless start. With the New Year upon us, we are working hard with local leaders to fill the last remaining volunteer committees. Our team of volunteers is made up of approximately 400 local folks, who take a first-class approach to tournament week, and that shines through during our broadcasts. We can’t thank each of them enough, as our event truly would not be possible without them.”

Applications for media credentials are now being accepted. Media organizations can log into lpgamediacredentials.com to make requests. A completed application is not a guarantee of credential approval. For more tournament information, contact the Tournament Office at +1 242 601 7351 or visit www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com.

The official name of the tournament is the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. For more information, visit www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com, www.facebook.com/PureSilkBahamasLPGA, www.instagram.com/BahamasLPGA, or follow the action on www.twitter.com/PureSilkLPGA.

About Pure Silk
Pure Silk is the “Official Rich & Luxurious Shave Cream of the LPGA” and sponsors a roster of talented professional golfers on the LPGA Tour. Pure Silk moisturizing shave creams provide the smoothest, most touchable skin without irritation. The rich lather contains ingredients that give you a closer, longer lasting shave for legs that look and feel like Pure Silk. Available in seven aloe-infused, deliciously scented varieties, shaving with Pure Silk is the easiest way to love your legs! Pure Silk is available at mass merchandise, grocery and drugstores nationwide. For more information, visit www.Pure-Silk.com, www.facebook.com/puresilkshavecream or follow us on twitter via www.twitter.com/puresilkshave.

About The Islands of the Bahamas
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best golf, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with pre-clearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. To purchase one-of-a-kind items from The Bahamas, visit www.eshopbahamas.com.

About the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing 28 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management. The Symetra Tour consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via: www.LPGA.com, www.facebook.com/lpga, www.twitter.com/lpga, and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo.

About Global Golf Management
Global Golf Management is a worldwide sports event management company. With headquarters in Chicago, GGM has successfully staged more than 500 events on five continents since its inception in 1989. GGM specializes in professional golf tournament production but also handles corporate outings and other golf-related event ventures. For more information, visit www.GlobalGolfManagement.com or www.twitter.com/GlobalGolfMgmt.

Media contacts:
Dave Shedloski, Media Official, Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Shedloski@nullgmail.com +1 740-501-2265

Mike Harmon, Global Golf Management, mike@nullglobalgolfmanagement.com; +1 205-281-6704

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MEDIA CREDENTIAL PROCESS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE.

December 29, 2015, Paradise Island, Bahamas – Amid difficult playing conditions including winds gusting to nearly 25 miles per hour, Georgette Rolle defeated Raquel Riley by five strokes to win the Bahamas exemption into the 2016 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Jan. 25-31 at the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island.

Rolle, 30, who competed in the 2014 tournament but missed the cut, shot 83-85—168 on Dec. 19-20 at the Ocean Club to defeat Riley in the four-person qualifier conducted by the Bahamas Golf Federation. Riley, who played in last year’s tournament, will get another chance to earn a berth after earning a spot in the tournament’s Open Qualifier on Monday, Jan. 25.

“Out there, it felt like we were in a boxing match,” said Rolle, a two-time winner of The Bahamas National Amateur Championship who is now a teaching professional at the Bahamas Golf Federation Driving Range. “The conditions were so difficult over the past few days that every shot required extra attention. So I know that we were all trying to gut it out and just finish the lowest. It wasn’t the greatest of play, but we were out there battling it out.”

Rolle will be among 108 players competing in the fourth edition of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, which offers a purse of $1.4 million and is the opening event of the 2016 LPGA season. Sei Young Kim is the defending champion after she defeated Ariya Jutanugarn and Sun Young Yoo in a sudden-death playoff. Kim went on to win two other tournaments in 2015 and was named the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year.

In additional news, officials of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic announced that they are accepting volunteers to work at the tournament. Volunteers will receive an official Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic logo shirt and cap, free breakfast and lunch on assigned workdays, a tournament badge, free parking, and an invitation to the volunteer celebration party. There is no fee to volunteer. Those interested in supporting the tournament should view the list of committees and register at http://www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com/volunteer. For questions, contact Emily Norell at emily@nullglobalgolfmanagement.com.

“As we approach the start of the 2016 LPGA Tour season, we are very excited to be kicking things off in the Bahamas,” said Matt Truax, tournament director. “We understand the significance of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic being the lead event of the season and how the community plays such a vital role in ensuring a flawless start. With the New Year upon us, we are working hard with local leaders to fill the last remaining volunteer committees. Our team of volunteers is made up of approximately 400 local folks, who take a first-class approach to tournament week, and that shines through during our broadcasts. We can’t thank each of them enough, as our event truly would not be possible without them.”

Applications for media credentials are now being accepted. Media organizations can log into lpgamediacredentials.com to make requests. A completed application is not a guarantee of credential approval. For more tournament information, contact the Tournament Office at +1 242 601 7351 or visit www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com.

The official name of the tournament is the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. For more information, visit www.puresilkbahamasclassic.com, www.facebook.com/PureSilkBahamasLPGA, www.instagram.com/BahamasLPGA, or follow the action on www.twitter.com/PureSilkLPGA.

About Pure Silk
Pure Silk is the “Official Rich & Luxurious Shave Cream of the LPGA” and sponsors a roster of talented professional golfers on the LPGA Tour. Pure Silk moisturizing shave creams provide the smoothest, most touchable skin without irritation. The rich lather contains ingredients that give you a closer, longer lasting shave for legs that look and feel like Pure Silk. Available in seven aloe-infused, deliciously scented varieties, shaving with Pure Silk is the easiest way to love your legs! Pure Silk is available at mass merchandise, grocery and drugstores nationwide. For more information, visit www.Pure-Silk.com, www.facebook.com/puresilkshavecream or follow us on twitter via www.twitter.com/puresilkshave.

About The Islands of the Bahamas
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best golf, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with pre-clearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. To purchase one-of-a-kind items from The Bahamas, visit www.eshopbahamas.com.

About the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)
The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing 28 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management. The Symetra Tour consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via: www.LPGA.com, www.facebook.com/lpga, www.twitter.com/lpga, and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo.

About Global Golf Management
Global Golf Management is a worldwide sports event management company. With headquarters in Chicago, GGM has successfully staged more than 500 events on five continents since its inception in 1989. GGM specializes in professional golf tournament production but also handles corporate outings and other golf-related event ventures. For more information, visit www.GlobalGolfManagement.com or www.twitter.com/GlobalGolfMgmt.

Media contacts:
Dave Shedloski, Media Official, Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Shedloski@nullgmail.com +1 740-501-2265

Mike Harmon, Global Golf Management, mike@nullglobalgolfmanagement.com; +1 205-281-6704

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