Augusta Event Hit by Withdrawals


Several players, including Juli Inkster, Liselotte Neumann and Laura Davies, have withdrawn from this week's LPGA tournament at North Augusta, S.C., following the tragic events of September 11.

All but two of the withdrawals were from players who reside west of the Mississippi River or overseas.

The first-year event, the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship, will be held at Mount Vintage Plantation just outside Augusta, Ga.

Here is the latest list of players who have withdrawn:
Dina Ammaccapane, Tina Barrett, Kim Bauer, Laura Coble, Laura Davies, Michelle Ellis, Juli Inkster, Cristie Kerr, Pamela Kerrigan, Lisa Kiggens, Patti Liscio, Kathryn Marshall, Shinobu Moromizato, Liselotte Neumann, Alison Nicholas, Catrin Nilsmark, Amy Read.