Wednesday, November 16, 2016

LPGA Announces New Tournament in New Zealand

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The LPGA announced today an addition to  its 2017 schedule. 

The LPGA Tour is headed to New Zealand next year for the MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open. The event is set to take place September 28-October 1, 2017 at the Windross Farm Golf Course in Auckland and will lead into the LPGA’s fall Asia swing.

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Lydia Ko (right) will be teeing it up next year in her home country of New Zealand

The MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open, which will boast a $1.3 million purse, will mark the first LPGA or PGA TOUR event to take place in New Zealand.

MCKAYSON is a newly launched global brand offering high quality sportswear created using its own unique design team, a high level of technology and powerful sourcing capability throughout the world.

The announcement today is the culmination of a two-year vision to attract one of the world’s biggest women’s sporting organizations to New Zealand.

Tickets will go on sale early next year, with more details to be released in the coming weeks.

The LPGA should be announcing its entire 2017 schedule any day now.

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