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Korean women’s golf tournaments cancelled as sponsors withdraw

South Korean golfer Lee Soo-jin tees off while wearing a face mask (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

Three tournaments on Korea's KLPGA women's golf tour have been cancelled after sponsors withdrew due to Covid-19-related financial problems.

The tournaments were scheduled to take place in August and September, starting with the HighOne Resort Ladies Open on August 20-23; the Hanwha Classic between August 27 and 30; and the All for You Renoma Championship from September 10 to 13. The Hanwha Classic is the highest-profile of the three.

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