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LPGA announces details for this year's China event

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The Buick LPGA Shanghai will be contested Oct. 18-21 this year, the LPGA announced on Thursday. The event was previously listed on the 2018 LPGA schedule but did not have a name.

SAIC-GM Buick has signed on to sponsor the event for five years.

The 72-hole stroke-play event will be contested at Qizhong Garden Golf Club and consist of 62 players from the LPGA money list, 15 players from the China LPGA Tour and four sponsor's invites. 

The purse will be $2.1 million, with no cut.