Gainbridge LPGA event moves to Lake Nona

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  • Associated Press

The Gainbridge LPGA match is shifting to Lake Nona, giving the LPGA Tour three consecutive occasions in Florida to originate the 2021 season.

The Gainbridge LPGA, to be played Feb. 25-28, is in its second year. It became as soon as played final year at Boca Rio Golf Club in Boca Raton.

The LPGA Tour season starts subsequent week with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando. That shall be adopted by the Gainbridge LPGA and then the Force On Championship at Golden Ocala on March 4-7.

Lake Nona has been the Florida dwelling of loads of top avid gamers over time, equivalent to Annika Sorenstam, Graeme McDowell and Ian Poulter. It most no longer too prolonged in the past hosted the Tavistock Cup, a membership competitors between Lake Nona and Isleworth, and it became as soon as the put Davis Like III and Fred Couples won the World Cup of Golf in 1993.

It additionally has some LPGA history, retaining the inaugural Solheim Cup in 1990.

The match will characteristic a 120-participant field and a $2 million purse.

Ten years in the past, the LPGA Tour had simplest one match in Florida, the season-ending Titleholders at Gigantic Cypress in Orlando. Now it has five tournaments.

Moreover to to the three occasions in Florida to originate the season, the LPGA Tour season will end with consecutive occasions in the say — at the Pelican Ladies’s Championship out of doorways Tampa on Nov. 11-14 and the CME Workforce Tour Championship in Naples.

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