Defending champion Lilia Vu, Rolex Rankings No. 1 Nelly Korda, 20-time LPGA Tour winner Lydia Ko headline professional field

The 132-player field for The Chevron Championship, the first women's major championship of 2024, is set. Next week, the world’s best golfers will vie for the chance to lift the Dinah Shore Trophy, take a leap into the lake at The Club at Carlton Woods and assume a place among the all-time greats of the game.

Defending champion of The Chevron Championship and 2023 Rolex Player of the Year Lilia Vu headlines the field, along with current Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings Number one Nelly Korda, who has won her last four consecutive starts on the LPGA Tour. Lydia Ko, who has 20 LPGA tournament titles and two Majors under her belt, could secure her place in the LPGA Hall of Fame with a win at The Chevron Championship. To view the full player field, click here.

“We are thrilled to welcome these world-class athletes to the Houston area for The Chevron Championship,” said Al Williams, Chevron Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

“Chevron has been part of the Houston community for over a century, and we are so proud to partner with the LPGA at the first major of the season. We have the winning combination – the best golfers in the world, the Texas hospitality, all coming together to celebrate the very best this game has to offer.”

2024 Chevron Championship field

The 2024 field for The Chevron Championship includes a who’s-who of the world’s best golfers:

  • 34 major champions, including past Chevron winners Jin Young Ko (2019), Lydia Ko (2016), Jennifer Kupcho (2022), Stacy Lewis (2011), Brittany Lincicome (2009, 2015), Pernilla Lindberg (2018), So Yeon Ryu (2017), Patty Tavatanakit (2021), Lexi Thompson (2014), Yani Tseng (2010) and Lilia Vu (2023) 
  • 36 members of the U.S. and European Solheim Cup Teams 
  • 40 Olympians, including 2020 Tokyo medalists Nelly Korda (gold), Mone Inami (silver) and Lydia Ko (bronze) 
  • 71 LPGA Tour winners, representing a total of 287 career victories 
  • Athletes representing 26 countries and regions, ranging in age from 19 to 46

Beyond the Major Championship

The competition on the course is sure to create unforgettable moments and unbelievable shots as players put everything on the line to chase a Major championship, but The Chevron Championship will also feature a wide range of activities outside the ropes to entertain and educate spectators of all ages. From swing simulators and lessons from certified LPGA pros, to autographs and photo opportunities, to STEM-inspired opportunities to design golf shoes, to LPGA-inspired food and drinks, The Chevron Championship truly offers something for everyone.

From Thursday this week, junior girls aged 11-18 competed in the Mack Champ Invitational for Girls presented by Chevron. Hosted by PGA Tour pro Cameron Champ and the Cameron Champ Foundation and named after Cameron’s grandfather, Mack Champ, the tournament gives some of the game’s best junior golfers of diverse backgrounds a premier competitive experience and provide a springboard into top-tier junior tournaments and college scholarships.

On Tuesday, April 16, promising young female golfers will get to tee it up next to current pros and LPGA legends at the Junior Legacy Pro-Am. Hosted by LPGA legend Amy Alcott, this special event provides junior female golfers the unique experience to play alongside some of the greatest players and mentors in LPGA history.

The Junior Legacy program furthers Chevron’s commitment to creating access and opportunities for juniors by providing the platform to play a LPGA major championship course, develop relationships with and learn from LPGA legends, and network with leaders in business and the golf industry.

It's set to be an exciting week at Carlton Woods and we're looking forward to covering every moment once the week starts in earnest on Monday.