POTAWATOMI CUP UPDATE
The Island Resort Championship is the second of four Potawatomi Cup events. The Potawatomi Cup, which is in its fourth year, provides a $40,000 pot of bonus money available to the players based on performance in the four events sponsored by Potawatomi nation tribes. There is $8,500 up for grabs at each tournament.
“It’s awesome. I’m really excited about that,” Talley said of her extra check on Sunday. With her victory at the Island Resort Championship Emma Talley now has 585 points and leads the race.
The third Potawatomi Cup event is the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship from July 28-30. The player with the most points at the end of the fourth event (PHC Classic in Milwaukee) will pocket a $6,000 bonus.
The money earned from the Potawatomi Cup does not count towards the Volvik Race for the Card money list. Min Seo Kwak (2014), Annie Park (2015) and Laura Gonzalez Escallon (2016) are the three winners of the Potawatomi Cup.
- With the runner-up finish Ruixin Liu is now 11th in the Volvik Race to the Card with $26,303 in official earnings this season.
- With her fourth runner-up finish of the season, Benyapa Niphatsophon moves up to second in the Volvik Race to the Card, ahead of Celine Boutier, with $55,421 in official earnings.
- The winner of the Island Resort Championship has gone onto earn a Tour card (through the Volvik Race for the Card money list or Qualifying Tournament) three of the last four