Early entries for the PGA in Scotland's Paul Lawrie Ladies Tartan Tour opening event of 2014 include two past Solheim Cup players - Trish Johnson (England) and Becky Brewerton (Wales), and six former national amateur champions: Laura Murray and Heather Stirling (Scotland), Lisa Shervill (England), Amy Boulden (Wales), Becky Brewerton and Trish Johnson.
Brewerton, Johnson, Boulden and Stirling also gained Curtis Cup honours during their amateur careers. Boulden, daughter of a Welsh club pro, was a member of the winning GB and I team at Nairn in June 2012.
The first event on the five 36-hole stroke-play tournament schedule is over the Torrance Course at Fairmont St Andrews on Monday and Tuesday, April 14 and 15.
Each tournament has a guaranteed prize fund of £6,000 with the top 10 finishers earning from £2,500, £1,250, £750 for the first three down to £70.
Entry is open to all female professionals and to female amateurs with single-figure handicaps. Any amateur finishing in the top 10 will earn a voucher equivalent to the cash prize for that placing, as long as the £500 amateur voucher value maximum is not exceeded.
PGA Professionals can enter through the PGA in Scotland website up to the deadline of April 3
All other players can enter by phoning the PGA in Scotland office on 01764 661840
Entries received so far are:
Charlotte Austwick (Fulford) (am), Amy Boulden (Robert Rock Academy), Tracey Boyes (Royal Winchester), Becky Brewerton (Wales), Daisy Dyer-Breierley (Chigwell), Emma Fairnie (Gullane), Trish Johnson (Wiltshire GC), Laura Murray (Paul Lawrie GC), Kirstin Scott (Gleneagles), Lisa Shervill (England), Emilee Taylor (Holme Hall), Heather Stirling (Dairsie, Fife), India Clyburn (Woodhall Spa) (am).
Other forthcoming dates and venues on the Paul Lawrie Ladies Tartan Tour are:
May 8-9: Murcar Links
June 18-19: Dundonald Links
July 25-26: Macdonald Cardrona, Peebles.
September 10-11: Marriott Dalmahoy, Edinburgh (Tour Championship).