- Total Of 14 Events In 7 Countries
- Prize Fund Of Over €550,000
- Tournaments To Run From May – October
- Playing For Six LET Cards For The 2022 Season
The LET Access Series announce the 2021 schedule featuring
14 events in 7 different countries, with players competing for a combined prize
fund of €552,500: an increase of €220,000 on the 2020 season.
A year on from the monumental Joint Venture between the
Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour and
after a year disrupted by the COVID-10 pandemic, the 2021 season is set to offer
opportunities to players from 25 countries.
Europe will play host to all the tournaments which will take
place between May and October with five set to take place in Sweden, as well as
visits to Czech Republic, France, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, and Spain.
The season is set to get underway at the PGA Championship by
Trelleborgs Kommun in Sweden between May 27 – 29 and will finish at the
Santander Golf Tour – LETAS in Spain between October 20 – 22.
Last season Finland’s Tiia Koivisto was crowned LETAS Order
of Merit Champion after claiming her maiden LETAS title at the Amundi Czech
Ladies Challenge and securing a runner-up finish and two top-5s from five
The top six players on the 2021 LETAS Order of Merit will
earn membership of the Ladies European Tour for the 2022 season, while players
finishing in sixth to 20th positions will progress to the final
stage of LET Tour School.
Speaking about the announcement Alexandra Armas, LET
Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are extremely excited to announce the
2021 schedule for the LET Access Series and delighted to bring some good news
to the players and supporters of the tour. With 14 events on this year’s
schedule, it looks set to be a great year for the Access Series and it will continue
to provide greater competitive opportunities with the potential to progress onto
the Ladies European Tour. The LET is dedicated to supporting our members and
growing the game of golf to new and existing markets and we are proud to
confirm the release of this schedule. I would like to thank our sponsors,
partners and all the federations that have shown their belief, vision and
Commenting on the announcement, Sofia Pettersson of the
Swedish Golf Tour said: “The Swedish Golf Federation is looking forward to hosting
five tournaments on the LETAS schedule in 2021. It means a great deal to
Swedish players, especially young players in the beginning of their
professional careers, to get the chance to play in international tournaments.
I’m very grateful for the host venues that put a lot of hard work and resources
into contributing to women’s golf.”
Melanie Maetzler, who is a promoter of the Flumserberg
Ladies Open and an LET/LETAS player, said: “As a player I know
how important it is to play as many tournaments as possible and gain experience
to become successful. I am happy to give young players, and also Swiss players
exactly this opportunity with the Flumserberg Ladies Open. I am thrilled to
give something back to LETAS after benefiting from the experience over the
Speaking about the announcement Alicia Garrido of Deporte & Business, who are a promoter of 2023 Solheim Cup, Santander Golf Tour and two LET events in Spain, said: “The Santander Golf Tour continues its support to grassroots women’s golf for the seventh consecutive year. It is an honour for this Spanish tour, which aims to provide opportunities for young players who turn professional, to be able to have two of its events incorporated into the LET Access Series. As part of the Series, young Spanish players get to measure themselves against and meet international players with more experience, which helps them to improve their performance and enriches their tournament experience.”
The full schedule can be found here.