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LPGA scraps rest of fall Asia Swing, adds U.S. stop

Tournaments in South Korea and Japan will not be played, but a stop at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Georgia is added for the fall

Canceled: By the LPGA, the two tournaments left on the tour’s original four-stop fall Asia Swing, the LPGA announced Tuesday in a news release, citing travel complications from the global coronavirus pandemic. The tour also added a U.S. event in the fall. The LPGA scrapped tournaments in South Korea and Japan and added an event in Georgia. The BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea, and the Toto Japan Classic in Otsu, Japan, will not be played. The tour added the LPGA Drive On Championship – Reynolds Lake Oconee, a 72-hole, $1.3 million event to be played Oct. 22-25 at Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Ga. Beginning with this week’s Cambia Portland Classic in Portland, Ore., the LPGA will have seven tournaments remaining on a revised 17-event 2020 schedule, all in the U.S.

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