Adjusted: By the Hero World Challenge, the tournament dates so that players can travel from host Albany Golf Club in the Bahamas to Australia for the next week’s Presidents Cup. The Hero World Challenge, which benefits Tiger Woods’ foundation, is a four-day, unofficial, 18-man PGA Tour event that awards world-ranking points. It will end on Saturday, Dec. 7, instead of the customary Sunday finale. Woods will captain the U.S. team in the biennial matches against the Internationals on Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne.
Withdrew: From this week’s Hugel-Air Premia LA Open, Michelle Wie, who cited ongoing issues with her right hand. Wie, 29, a five-time winner on the LPGA, underwent surgery in October. She missed the cut in her past two starts, after having withdrawn on the 15th hole in the previous event, in Singapore. Wie wrote on her Instagram account that “it’s in my best interest to take some time away to allow my body to heal properly and get stronger.”
Announced: By the USGA, that Lakewood Golf Club in Point Clear, Ala., will play host to the 2020 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur. The event will be played Sept. 12-17 on the club’s Dogwood Course, a 1947 Perry Maxwell design. Lakewood Club, which is part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, played host to the 1974 and 1986 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateurs.