News & Multimedia

Indy Women in Tech Championship Returns to Brickyard Crossing in 2018

The Indy Women in Tech (IWiT) Championship will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, August 16-19, 2018. At 2017’s inaugural event, Lexi Thompson beat out Lydia Ko by four stokes to win the tournament,  a $300,000 winner’s check and became the first ever female to kiss the famous yard of bricks in victory. 

In addition to bringing 144 of the world’s best female golfers to Indianapolis, in partnership with the Indy Women in Tech Foundation, the event will continue to provide awareness and funding for specific women and tech initiatives, particularly those focused on robotics, STEM days and career transitioning for those re-entering the workforce.  

Two events that will be returning to IWiT Championship week are the IWiT Summit and The Eureka! Exchange. The IWiT Summit will convene both national and local leaders and decision makers to inspire the continued diversification of the tech workforce in Indianapolis. The Eureka! Exchange will invite 1000+ Indianapolis students to experience the wonders of STEM through engaging hands on activities curated by industry experts.

More events in conjunction with the IWiT Championship to be announced soon. Tickets will go on sale December 1, 2017 at IMS.com or the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Box Office, (800) 822-4639.


Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
LPGA 2018 V2
 
Indy Women in Tech Championship Returns to Brickyard Crossing in 2018
The Indy Women in Tech (IWiT) Championship will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, August 13-19, 2018. At 2017’s inaugural event, Lexi Thompson beat out Lydia Ko by four stokes to win the tournament, a $300,000 winner’s check and became the first ever female to kiss the famous yard of bricks in victory.
Read More
Related Media
Indy Women in Tech Championship
 
LPGA Fans: Use These Tips to Ace Your Visit to Brickyard Crossing for Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim
Here’s a look at the unique rules of enjoying professional golf at Brickyard Crossing, along with a few tips on how to create the best day possible at the course.
Read More
Indy Women in Tech Championship
 
Indy Women in Tech Championship Highlights Above-Par Tech Careers Available at IMS, Central Indiana Businesses
Another important goal of the IWiT tournament is to shine a spotlight on women working in information technology and IT-related fields throughout Central Indiana and to try to attract more women to pursue the growing number of jobs in these fields in the region.
Read More
Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
 
Brickyard Crossing Raises Defenses for Elite LPGA Players
Brickyard Crossing has been named one of America’s Top 100 public courses by Golf Digest and Golfweek, with its unique layout of four holes inside the IMS oval and 14 outside the oval backstretch. But courses are prepared and set up much tougher for LPGA and PGA tournaments, featuring the world’s elite players, than for avid weekend golfers.
Read More
Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
 
Rich Golf Heritage Is Par for Course at Brickyard Crossing
While the IMS asphalt is hallowed ground in racing, the manicured grass of the tees, fairways and greens of Brickyard Crossing Golf Course – located on the grounds of the Speedway – also has an impressive heritage of its own.
Read More
LPGA
 
IMS, Indy Women in Tech Championship Presented by Guggenheim To Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts during Tournament Week
The #IWiTCHAMP will donate $5 of the first 2,000 daily tickets purchased Saturday, Sept. 9 to support those affected by the disaster. Spectators are also encouraged to bring donated items to be given to those affected in Houston.
Read More
Items 3 - 7 of 164
Latest Tweets
It's Pole day on @CrownRoyal Armed Forces Weekend & we can't wait to see you! Check out details on the day: https://t.co/yKQ6Db3YRK
May 21
 
We've created a new webpage that will help even an #Indy500 first-timer enjoy Race Day like a pro! Check it out:… https://t.co/kB4UhMmAKR
May 21