LPGA postpone three more events as ANA Inspiration rescheduled due to coronavirus

Phil Casey
The Independent

The LPGA has postponed three more tournaments due to the coronavirus pandemic and rescheduled what was intended to be the year’s first major championship.

The ANA Inspiration, which had been scheduled for 2-5 April at Mission Hills Country Club in California, will take place at the same venue from 10-13 September.

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The Cambia Portland Classic in Oregon, which had been due to take place on those dates, has moved to the following week.

The three postponed events are the Lotte Championship in Hawaii (15-18 April), the Hugel-Air Premier LA Open in Los Angeles (23-26 April) and the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California (30 April-3 May).

In a letter to players, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan wrote: “We held out on these events as long as we could, hoping conditions would improve.

World No 2 Nelly Korda in action (Getty)
World No 2 Nelly Korda in action (Getty)

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