LPGA cancels Great Lakes event in July due to coronavirus

The LPGA’s Nice Lakes Bay Invitational is not going to be staged in July, changing into the ninth ladies’s golf tour occasion to be referred to as off this season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The LPGA introduced on Friday the cancellation of the deliberate 15-18 July occasion in Midland, Michigan, including the event would return in 2021 and that sponsors have prolonged their contract with the tour.

“As I’ve stated since this pandemic began, whereas we’ll do all we are able to to play safely in 2020, crucial factor is to make sure the long-term well being of our tour,” LPGA commissioner Mike Whan stated.

The following occasion remaining on the LPGA schedule is the Marathon Basic on July 23-26 at Sylvania, Ohio. The Shoprite LPGA Basic at Galloway, New Jersey, follows 31 July-2 August earlier than the tour is scheduled to play three occasions in Europe.

Solely 4 LPGA tournaments have been performed this season because of the outbreak of the lethal virus, two Florida occasions in January and two in Australia in February.

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