Second China event added to LPGA slate

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/26 10:35 am

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The LPGA Tour announced on Wednesday that it has added the Blue Bay LPGA to the schedule. The event will take place October 23-26.

Earlier in October, the LPGA starts its Asian swing in China with the Reignwood LPGA Classic, which is in its second year on the tour's schedule.

The Blue Bay LPGA will take place at the Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course. It will feature a field of 81 players, and there will be no cut.

"While it's been known that we're adding another Asian stop for quite some time, I'm thrilled to make it official and excited to announce this second trip to China during our fall swing," said LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan. "Interest in the LPGA has never been higher in the Asian markets and our players have enjoyed the huge following they receive. With the sport showing big growth in China, we're looking forward to giving our players the opportunity to experience the beauty and fantastic golf of Hainan Island "

The Blue Bay LPGA will be the fourth of six straight Asian events on the LPGA's schedule. Those six events will be played in consecutive weeks running from October 2 to November 9.

Share
Gulfport
58° Clear Feels Like: 58° F
High: 60° F
Low: 40° F
Wind: N 12 mph


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: WXXV TV Attn: Bobby Edwards 14351 Highway 49 Gulfport, MS 39503 Phone: 228-831-5200 Email: bedwards@wxxv25.com or Donna Ingram Phone: 228-831-5201 Email: dkgingram@wxxv25.com. To view our public file, visit the 'About WXXV' link at the top of this page. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 1-888-225-5322 or fccinfo@fcc.gov.

Copyright © 2014 WXXV-TV and Morris Networks of MS All Rights Reserved