LPGA Futures tour has new sponsor and new name


ORLANDO, Fla. – The LPGA Futures Tour has a new sponsor and a new name.

Beginning in 2012, the LPGA’s developmental tour will be known as the Symetra Tour. It’s being re-billed as the Road to the LPGA. The top 10 money winners will continue to earn LPGA playing privileges.

Symetra Financial Corporation, a provider of employee benefits, annuities and life insurance, is based on Bellevue, Wash.