2023 International Crown LPGA Teams & Format (Tournament GUIDE)
Guide to the format and teams featuring in the International Crown
Eight 2023 International Crown LPGA teams will battle for glory when the tournament returns at TPC Harding Park from May 4-7.
The International Crown hasn’t been played since 2018 but makes a comeback with 32 players representing eight countries in the team event.
It was due to be held in England in 2020 but was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. South Korea are therefore the defending champions having won in 2018.
Teams of four from Australia, China, England, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand and United States will go head to head over four days for the right to be crowned champions.
RELATED: How to watch the 2023 International Crown
2023 International Crown LPGA Teams
Australia: Minjee Lee, Hannah Green, Stephanie Kyriacou, Sarah Kemp
China: Xiyu Lin, Ruoning Yin, Yu Liu, Ruixin Liu
England: Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Bronte Law, Alice Hewson (replaces Georgia Hall), Liz Young (replaces Charley Hull)
Japan: Nasa Hataoka, Ayaka Furue, Yuka Saso, Hinako Shibuno
South Korea: Jin Young Ko, Hyo-Joo Kim, In Gee Chun, Hye Jin Choi
Sweden: Maja Stark, Madelene Sagstrom, Anna Nordqvist, Caroline Hedwall (replaces Linn Grant)
Thailand: Atthaya Thitikul, Patty Tavatanakit, Moriya Jutanugarn, Ariya Jutanugarn
United States: Nelly Korda, Lilia Vu, Lexi Thompson, Danielle Kang
2023 International Crown LPGA Groups & Format
Group A: United States (1), Sweden (4), England (5), China (8)
Group B: Korea (2), Japan (3), Thailand (6), Australia (7)
Each team plays the other three teams in the group with a matchplay format of two pairs playing better ball over the first three days of the group stages.
The winning team from of each match is award two points, while a halved match earns a point for each nation.
The top two teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals and final on Sunday, May 7.
Both the semi-final and final will feature two singles matches and one alternate shot foursomes format.
2023 International Crown LPGA Schedule
Thursday, May 4
Group A: United States vs China
Group A: Sweden vs England
Group B: Korea vs Australia
Group B: Japan vs Thailand
Friday, May 5
Group A: United States vs England
Group A: Sweden vs China
Group B: Korea vs Thailand
Group B: Australia vs Japan
Saturday, May 6
Group A: United States vs Sweden
Group A: England vs China
Group B: Korea vs Japan
Group B: Thailand vs Australia
Sunday May 7
Semi-Final: Group A Winners vs Group B Runners-Up
Semi-Final: Group B Winners vs Group A Runners-Up
Final: Winner of Semi-Final 1 vs Winner of Semi-Final 2
The Golf Reviews Guide team provide honest analysis of courses worldwide, information on the best golf destinations to visit, reviews the latest products and golf equipment and up to the minute golf news from the tours.