Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn will be leading the home challenge at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2018 tournament being held at Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course from 22-25 February. (AP Photo)Golf fans are invited to cheer on the most talented golfers in the women’s game and enjoy Thailand’s premier golf tournament when the Honda LPGA Thailand 2018 gets underway at Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course next week.The tournament, which takes place from 22-25 February, features 70 top female golf players with nine of the world’s top ten taking part and includes Thai golfing sisters Moriya and Ariya Jutanugarn.Scheduled as the third stop of the annual LPGA Tour, the Honda LPGA Thailand is arguably one of the most prestigious female golf tournaments in Asia. To highlight the 12th anniversary celebration, the US$ 1.6 million (approximately 51 million baht) tournament will present a newly-designed trophy to the winner. The trophy is designed by emerging and award-winning Thai artist Saruta Kiatparkpoom. An all-new Honda CR-V, worth 1,699,000 baht, will also be given to any player who shoots the first hole-in-one on the 16th hole as a special bonus.Early bird tickets for the Honda LPGA Thailand 2018 are now available on www.hondalpgathailand.com for a limited period until February 18. One-day tickets for 22 and 23 February are 300 baht (from 350 baht), 24 and 25 February’s one-day pass is 400 baht (from 550 baht), a weekend two-day pass is 500 baht (from 950 baht) and four-day passes are 800 baht (from 1,200 baht). Children of 16 years old and below and senior citizens over 60 years old are entitled to complimentary entry to the tournament.