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LPGA Texas Shootout returning to Irving in April

Jenny Shin poses for a photograph with a trophy after winning the 2016 LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving.
Jenny Shin poses for a photograph with a trophy after winning the 2016 LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. Dallas Morning News

The LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout is returning for its fifth season April 27-30 at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving.

The event is offering a special discount on tickets for one week only, Jan. 27 through Feb. 3. The discounts are $5 off daily admission tickets and weekly badges. Regular prices are $25 for the daily ticket and $50 for the weekly badge.

In addition, there will be a $25 discount on all Mustang Club tickets. The Mustang club is a share hospitality suite on the 18th Green and is inclusive of all food and beverages.

Tickets can be purchased at www.LPGATexasShootout.com.

Children 17 years old and younger are free with an accompanying ticketed adult.

The Texas Shootout, which has a $1.3 million purse, is the only LPGA tournament in Texas.

Jenny Shin is the defending champion. Shin posted a bogey-free, final-day 67 in windy conditions to finish at 14-under-par 270 to win the 2016 tournament by two strokes.

Jenny Shin, winner of Sunday's LPGA Tour stop in Irving, dries off and accepts additional congratulations after a post-round beer dousing by peers near the scorer's tent. Video by Jimmy Burch

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