The John Shippen Shootout Presented by Cognizant

THE JOHN SHIPPEN Shoot-Out Presented by Cognizant is an 18-hole stroke play competition for Black women golfers taking place at Mountain Ridge Country Club in New Jersey on May 9. The winner of the event will be awarded an exemption into the LPGA’s Cognizant Founders Cup (May 12-May 15) in Clifton, N.J., marking a continuation of Cognizant’s commitment to supporting equal opportunity and diversity in the game of golf and beyond.

“Golf is a multi-billion dollar industry and it lacks diversity. We’re building a platform, two events that showcase the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and golf."

Jason Langwell, Executive Director, Rocket Mortgage Classic & Co-Creator, THE JOHN SHIPPEN


Allyn Stephens - Amateur - Houston, TX

Lakareber Abe - Professional - The Woodlands, TX

Amber Kuykendall - Professional - Pearland, TX

Micaa' Thomas - Professional - Haines City, FL

Tiana Jones - Professional - Parma, OH

Jade Sanders - Professional - Pensacola, FL

Sadena Parks - Professional - Arizona


There are many ways to get involved in THE JOHN SHIPPEN. Becoming a partner, supporting students with internships or volunteering with the event are just a few ways to have an impact. Click below to contact us.

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