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“Olympia Fields Country Club is no stranger to hosting the best male golfers in the world, having been the host course of four major championships dating back to 1925. But seeing the top LPGA Tour players in the world take their best shot at making history? That was a first.

“The most effective way to do it is to do it,” said Lynne Doughtie, U.S. Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, quoting the pioneer Amelia Earhart. And this year, the company did just that. The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship broke new ground by being the first ever women’s championship played at iconic Olympia Fields, with the top 100 players on the LPGA Tour competing to win.

To kick off the championship, KPMG hosted their third annual KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit onsite at Olympia Fields, bringing together some of the most powerful women leaders in the country to inspire the next generation of women working their way to the top. Attendees had the opportunity to hear from leaders who are leading the charge in their respective industries, making waves in male-dominated fields, and even former and current U.S. Olympic competitors who have risen to overcome setbacks and challenges when going for the gold.”

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