EA Sports PGA Tour has announced the LPGA Amundi Evian Championship will be making its way to the game. The LPGA major championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club joins the men’s Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, PGA Championship, U.S. Open Championship, and The Open Championship, which are all exclusive to the game.
Here’s a snip from the press release.
Today, Electronic Arts and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced the next phase of their long-term partnership with plans to bring the LPGA Tour, the longest-running women’s sports association; The Amundi Evian Championship, one of its five major championships; and more female golfers to EA SPORTS PGA TOUR. For the first time, the LPGA Tour will be experienced in high-fidelity on next-generation consoles and will feature a wide breadth of women’s golfing representation.
Also mentioned in the press release, players can play as other female golfers or create a female golfer of their own.
Players will have the opportunity to play as several female athletes as well as create a female golfer of their own in the newly overhauled Create-A-Player feature. From having the chance to participate in a series of LPGA-themed challenges, amateur tournaments and events like The Amundi Evian Championship, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR is providing an in-depth women’s golf experience in 2022.
Jin Young Ko will be on the roster of LPGA Tour athletes that can be used to compete in multiple game modes, including a variety of challenges and The Amundi Evian Championship, from the start.
Former pro golfer, current GOLFTV and Sky Sports broadcaster, Iona Stephen joins the commentary team as the first female on-course commentator in game, bringing her experienced insights from both playing professionally and working in golf broadcasting.
EA Sports PGA TOUR is scheduled to release in spring 2022 for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S with brand new swing mechanics, including the return of the three click swing.