New two-player team event announced by LPGA

May 10, 2018

The LPGA will unveil its own two-player team event next year. The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational will be played at Midland Country Club July 17-20 in Midland, Mich., the tour announced on Thursday. Seventy-two teams will play for a $2 million purse over 72 holes. The women will compete in an event similar to the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans, with teams competing in best-ball and alternate-shot formats. The Dow Chemical Company agreed to a five-year deal as title sponsor. It marks the first official two-player team event in LPGA history.