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LPGA cancels Blue Bay event again

Because of COVID-19 concerns, tournament on China’s Hainan Island will not be played for 2nd consecutive year

Canceled: By the LPGA, the Blue Bay LPGA tournament, which had been scheduled for May 13-16 on Hainan Island, China, the women’s tour announced Wednesday in a news release, citing COVID-19 concerns. The tournament, at Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course, also was canceled last year. The LPGA intends to resume the event next spring. The Blue Bay LPGA would have been the third and final stop on the tour’s spring Asia Swing. The first two stops, the HSBC Women’s World Championship on April 29-May 2 in Singapore, and the Honda LPGA Thailand on May 6-9 in Chonburi, remain on the LPGA’s 2021 schedule. The LPGA also has four events scheduled for the fall in Asia. All seven of the LPGA’s 2020 tournaments in Asia were canceled because of the coronavirus.

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