lpga women’s golf tournament 2020 schedule: restart in July bonuses increase

lpgawomen’sgolftournament2020schedule:restartinJulybonusesincrease
lpgawomen’sgolftournament2020schedule:restartinJulybonusincrease  Duetothecontinuedspreadofthenewcoronavirusepidemic,LPGAtodayannouncedtheremainingscheduleforthe2020season.ThecurrentgoalofLPGAistorestartthetournamentinmid-July.  LPGACEOMikeVannseessafetyasthetoppriority:wehavedevelopedatimetablethatwebelieveisassafeaspossible.Basedonourunderstandingofthetravelban,testavailabilityandeventorganization,webelievethatthenewtimeThewatchcanmakebothsponsorsandplayershappytoparticipate.AlthoughthereisstillaperiodoftimeuntilJuly,buttoresumethegameinMichigan,OhioandNewJersey,thesituationinthesethreestatesneedstobefurtherimproved.  TheWalmartNorthwestArkansasChampionship,originallyscheduledforJune19-21attheRogersHillCountryClubinArkansas,willbepostponeduntilAugust28-30.TheMarathonClassic,originallyscheduledforJuly9-12attheSilvaniaHighlandRanchGolfClubinOhio,willbepostponeduntilJuly23-26.  TheKPMGU.S.Women’sPGAChampionship,originallyscheduledtobeheldonJune25-28attheAllenNickGolfClubinNewtonSquare,Pennsylvania,willbepostponeduntilOctober8-11.  TheMajorLPGAClassic,whichhasnotpreviouslyannouncedthereschedulingdate,willbepostponeduntilOctober1-4attheBellesfieldCountryClubinGrandRapids,Michigan.ThePelicanWomen’sChampionship,whichisrescheduledtoNovember,willnowbepostponedtoNovember19-22.TheTexasClassic,originallyscheduledforOctober1st-4th,willbepostponedtoDecember3-6.TheLPGA2020seasonfinalescheduledtobeheldattheDibronGolfClubinNaples,FloridaonNovember19-22willbepostponedtoDecember17-20.  DuetothelimiteddatesoftheofficialLPGAcompetition,theULInternationalCrownCupwillnotbeheldin2020.Inaddition,thepreviouslysuspendedFounders’Cup,HawaiiChampionship,Hugel-AirPremiaLosAngelesOpenandMediwhalLPGAChampionshipwillreturninthe2021season.  LPGAalsoannouncedthatitwillincreasetheprizemoneyfortheremainingeventsin2020,bringingthetotalprizemoneyremainingthisyeartomorethan$56million,withanaverageofnearly$2.7millioninprizemoneypergame.  Thefollowingistheupdatedscheduleforthe2020season: 7.15-18DowGreatLakesBayInvitational(MidlandC.MichiganMidlandGolfClub)C.,Midland,Michigan)$2.3M7.23-26MarathonLPGAClassicpresentedbyDanaHighlandMeadowsG.Silvania,OhioC.,Sylvania,Ohio)$2M7.31-8.2ShopRiteLPGAClassicpresentedbyAcer(SeaView,ADolceHotel(BayCourse),Galloway,NewJersey)$2M8.6-9TheEvianChampionship(EvianChampionship)FranceEvianLebanEvianResortGolfClub(EvianResortG.C.,Evian-les-Bains,France)$4.1M8.13-16AberdeenStandardInvestmentsLadiesScottishOpen(TheRenaissanceClub,NorthBerwick,Scotland)$1.5M8.20-23AIGWomen’sBritishOpen(AIGWomen’sBritishOpen)RoyalTroonG.C.,Troon,Scotland)$4.5M8.28-30WalmartNWArkansasChampionshippresentedbyP&G,PinnacleC.RogersHillCountryClub,ArkansasC.,Rogers,Arkansas)$2M9.3-6CPWomen’sOpen(ShaughnessyG.Vancouver,Canada)andC.C.,Vancouver,BritishColumbia,Canada)$2.35M9.10-13ANAInspiration,MissionHillsC.RanchoMilla,CaliforniaC.,RanchoMirage,California)$3.1M9.17-20CambiaPortlandClassic,ColumbiaEdgewaterC.Portland,OregonColumbiaEdgewaterGolfClubC.,Portland,Oregon)$1.75M9.24-27KiaClassic,AviaraG.GolfClub,Carlsbad,CaliforniaC.,Carlsbad,California)$2M10.1-4MeijerLPGAClassicforSimplyGiveBlythefieldC.GrandRapids,MichiganC.,GrandRapids,Michigan)$2.3M10.8-11KPMGWomen’sPGAChampionship,AroniminkG.NewtonSquare,PennsylvaniaC.,NewtownSquare,Pennsylvania)$4.3M10.15-18BuickLPGAChampionshipBuickLPGAShanghaiChinaShanghaiQizhongGolfClub$2.1M10.22-25BMWLadiesChampionship(LPGAInternationalBusan,Busan,RepublicofKorea)$2M10.29–11.1LPGASkirtsSwingingChampionship(TaiwanSwingingSkirtsLPGA)MiramarGolfandCountryClub,NewTaipeiCity,Taipei,China$2.2M11.6-8TOTOJapanClassic(TaiheyoClub(MinoriCourse),Ibaraki,Japan)$1.5M11.12-15offseason11.19-22PelicanWomen’sChampionshippresentedbyDEXImagingPelicanG.FloridaGolfCourseC.,Belleair,Florida)$2M11.26-29offseason(Thanksgiving)12.3-6TexasClassics(VolunteersofAmericaClassic)OldAmericanG.Crowney,TexasC.,TheColony,Texas)$1.75M12.10-13U.S.Women’sOpenS.Women’sOpenhostedbyUSGA.ChampionsG.Houston,TexasC.(Houston,Texas)$5.5M12.17-20CMEGroupTourChampionship(TiburonG.NaplesGolfClub)C.,Naples,Florida)TiburonG.C.,Naples,FloridaOriginaltitle:Women’sProfessionalGolfTournamentplanstorestartawardsinJuly