CME Group Sponsors Brittany Lincicome on LPGA Tour
CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2012
CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group, the world's leading and most
diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its sponsorship of Ladies
Professional Golf Association (LPGA)playerBrittany Lincicome, third
qualifier for the 2012CME Group Titleholders -championship tournament. The
event is taking place at TwinEagles in Naples, Fla. on Nov. 15 through Nov.
"CME Group is excited to increase its commitment to women's professional golf
by supporting Brittany Lincicome, one of the LPGA's most promising young
players," saidAnita Liskey, Managing Director Corporate Marketing &
Communications, CME Group. "Sponsoring both Brittany and the LPGA through our
one-of-a-kind CME Group Titleholders event broadens the reach of the CME Group
brand globally and furthers our efforts in engaging with customers."
In 2011, Lincicome recorded her fourth and fifth LPGA victories of the season
at the CN Canadian Women's Open and the ShopRite LPGA Classic, respectively.
Lincicome's additional top-10 finishes this season have included: second place
tie at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup; third place tie at the LPGA State
Farm Classic and the LPGA HanaBank Championship; 10th place tie at the Walmart
NW Arkansas Championship. In August, Lincicome qualified and competed as a
member of the U.S. Solheim Cup Team with a 2-2-1 record, marking her third
time on the team.
"I am excited to have the backing of CME Group at this stage of my
professional golf career," said 27-year-old Lincicome. "CME Group and their
staff represent excellence, and I look forward to working with them."
As the season-culminating event of the 2012 LPGA Tour season, CME Group
Titleholders will showcase the best-of-the-best from the LPGA as they compete
on the Eagle Course at world-renowned TwinEagles Golf Course. Throughout the
2012 season, LPGA players have been competing to earn a "Ticket to CME Group
Titleholders." At each tournament during the tour, three LPGA players qualify
for their spot at Titleholders. For more information on CME Group
Titleholders, please click here:
http://www.lpga.com/golf/tournaments/lpga/cme-group-titleholders.aspx or on
twitter here: https://twitter.com/CMEGroupLPGA.
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