LPGA Shanghai canceled over COVID-19 travel restrictions

The Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament was scheduled for the Qizhong Garden Golf Club from Oct. 14-17.

Representative Image: There are two tournaments scheduled for the following weeks in Asia, the BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, and the TOTO Japan Classic in Otsu.   -  REUTERS

The LPGA Tour said in a statement on Wednesday that the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament scheduled for mid-October has been canceled due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions.

The tournament was scheduled for the Qizhong Garden Golf Club from Oct. 14-17.

There are two tournaments scheduled for the following weeks in Asia, the BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea from Oct. 21-24, and the TOTO Japan Classic in Otsu, Japan, from Nov. 4-7.

Another tournament scheduled for the week in between those two events, the Taiwan Swinging Skirts at Taipei, has already been canceled due to similar COVID-19 restrictions.

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