Aspiring young professional women golfers flock to town to compete in first ever Kansas City Championship

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. --  This week you can see some of the best aspiring young professional women golfers in the world, right here in the metro.

They'll play in the first ever Kansas City Championship, part of the LPGA's 2016 Symetra Tour.  FOX 4 is a sponsor.

It starts Monday, July 25 at Staley Farms Golf Club in Kansas City, Mo., and runs through Sunday.

The tournament is 54 holes, 72 par, with a purse of $100,000.

FOX 4's Rob Collins will play in the Pro-AM, on Wednesday.

Tickets for the public are $10.  FOX 4 will bring you highlights all this week if you cannot make it.

The Symetra Tour is the road to the LPGA - it is the LPGA official qualifying tour.  144 players from more than 30 countries compete and at the end of the season, the top ten finishers go on to compete in the LPGA Tour.

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