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THE LADIES PROFESSIONAL GOLF ASSOCIATION (LPGA) AND THE COGNIZANT FOUNDERS CUP CELEBRATE “MOTHERS AND MENTORS” WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE 2022 GREAT MOM CONTEST

Promotion to find that special mom who stands out among the best of the best by serving as a mentor and role model; The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup – Spring event that honors the LPGA’s 13 founding members – taking place May 11and-15and at Upper Montclair Country Club, Clifton, NJ

Clifton, NJ, March 22, 2022 – Before Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9andthe Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), along with its flagship event, the Cognizant Founders Cup, are celebrating “Mothers and Mentors” with the launch of the Great MOM Giveaway 2022, a promotion designed to find that special mother or mentor who stands among the best of the best as a mentor and role model.

The competition, which runs from March 15and – April 15and, is part of the LPGA’s ongoing mission to engage, empower and support girls and women through the sport of golf. In its quest to find that special “mother or mentor,” the LPGA invites anyone interested in nominating a friend or family member to write a 250-word essay on what sets their nominee apart from the rest, and submit it. with Pictures by email [email protected] with the mom subject line, and through other social platforms. The link with all the details can be found here: https://www.thefounderslpga.com/giveaway.

Based on all essays received, an appointed nominating committee will review all submissions, identify 13 finalists, and ultimately determine a winner. The 13 finalists will be announced on April 20and with the winner announced on April 30and. The “MOM” champion, plus one guest will receive transportation for (2), hotel accommodations for (2) nights for two, hospitality tickets for (2) including food and drinks, for May 13and & 14and during the competitive rounds of the 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup at historic Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, NJ. All finalists will receive a gift from the LPGA for being among the top 13 nominations received in the contest. *Restrictions apply.

“Everyone has a special mother or mentor, male or female, who has impacted our lives, and that’s who we want to celebrate,” said Tracy Hupko, Head of Sales and Marketing, Cognizant Founders Cup. “The Great MOM Giveaway is an opportunity for people in the continental United States to tell the world about their special mother or mentor, what that person means to them, and how they have helped shape their lives. .”

Hupko adds, “Everything we do at the LPGA is centered around supporting and empowering girls and women, and there is nothing more important than a mom, especially one who serves as a role model and helps to inspire not only family members, but also friends and colleagues in business too. » More information about the competition is available at www.LPGAFoundersCup.com/GreatMOM.

The 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup returns to northern New Jersey for a second straight year and will be played on one of the state’s top golf courses, while celebrating the legacy of the LPGA in an event that highlights featuring the best professional golfers in the world. Prestigious event honors 13 founding members of the LPGA, including surviving founders Marlene Bauer Hagge and Shirley Spork, and offers $3 million prize money, which is the largest of any LPGA Tour event outside of the majors and the CME Group Tour Championship. . The 144-player field in 2022 is expected to be filled with the Tour’s most talented and accomplished players as well as 2 special exemptions to be named at a later date.

Tournament tickets are now available at www.thefounderslpga.com, including general admission tickets, giving access to the tournament grounds every day from Wednesday to Sunday are $40, and a 5-day weekly pass is available for $125. Veterans, first responders, active military, and juniors 17 and under enjoy free general admission. Hospitality packages start at $150 per day, which includes access to the Drive On Pavilion on the 9andGreen, parking pass, continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, water, coffee, soft drinks, beer and wine. Additional hospitality packages are available for individuals and businesses looking for a more intimate experience.

The Upper Montclair Country Club is one of the few country clubs in the world to have hosted tournaments for all three professional golf tours, including the LPGA in 1979 and 1980, 1983 and 1984, and 2007-2009. Long considered one of NJ’s finest golf clubs, this legendary AW Tillinghast Golf Course underwent a major renovation in the 1950s, led by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., transforming the Upper Montclair Country Club into his home current 27-hole championship course. The acclaimed venue, which has hosted hundreds of the world’s best players for many decades, will challenge an elite group of LPGA TOUR golfers.

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About the LPGA

The LPGA is the premier professional women’s golf organization in the world. Founded in 1950 and based in Daytona Beach, Florida, the association celebrates a diverse and rich membership with more than 2,300 members representing more than 30 countries. With a vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the best in women’s golf, LPGA Tour professionals compete around the world, while the Epson Tour, the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA, consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. Additionally, LPGA professionals have a direct impact on the game through teaching, coaching and management. The LPGA demonstrates its dedication to the development of the game through the LPGA Foundation. Since 1991, this charitable organization has been committed to empowering and supporting girls and women through community development, humanitarian and golf initiatives, including LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, LPGA Women’s Network and LPGA Amateur Golf Association. Follow the LPGA on its American television house, Golf Channel, online at www.LPGA.com and on his mobile app. Join the social conversation on Facebook, Twitter, instagram, and Youtube.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) designs modern enterprises. We help our clients modernize technology, reinvent processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead of our rapidly changing world. Cognizant strives to advance diversity and inclusion in its business and beyond, including its partnership with the LPGA Tour, which aims to make sport more inclusive at all levels around the world. Together, we make everyday life better. See how to www.cognizant.com or @cognizant.

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