Blue Bay LPGA, an 81-player event, set to debut next October in in China

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Associated Press

Series: LPGA Tour
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The LPGA Tour, China Golf Association and International Management Group announced Wednesday that a new event to be called the Blue Bay LPGA will be played in October on China's Hainan Island. 
 
IMG Golf will operate the event set for Oct. 23-26 at Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course. 
 
The 81-woman field will include 15 China LPGA Tour players. The $2 million event will be the fourth stop on the LPGA Tour's fall six-tournament Asian Swing that opens with the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Beijing.