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LPGA - Blue Bay LPGA Preview
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DATES: Thursday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 26th
SITE: Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Course, Hainan Island, China
COURSE ARCHITECT: Mark E. Hollinger (2013)
PAR: 73
YARDAGE: 6,815
Hole-By-Hole:1 - Par 4 385 yds10 - Par 4 355 yds
2 - Par 4 419 yds11 - Par 3 183 yds
3 - Par 5 530 yds12 - Par 4 412 yds
4 - Par 3 180 yds13 - Par 4 395 yds
5 - Par 5 485 yds14 - Par 5 525 yds
6 - Par 4 402 yds15 - Par 4 360 yds
7 - Par 3 162 yds16 - Par 4 412 yds
8 - Par 5 582 yds17 - Par 3 168 yds
9 - Par 4 370 yds18 - Par 5 490 yds
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37 3,515 yds36 3,300 yds
 
Annual:  1st
Television:  Golf Channel - Wednesday/Saturday -- 11:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m. (et)
Total Purse:  $2,000,000
Shares:  1st Place - $300,000; 2nd Place - $182,650; 3rd Place - $132,500
 
Past Blue Bay LPGA Winners
YearWinner (Score) -- Runners-Up
1stYear of the Event

Top Players in the Field
Shanshan FengWon LPGA Malaysia, 6th on money list, World No. 5
Cristie Kerr16 career LPGA Tour wins, World No. 12
Lydia Ko2 wins in 2014, 4th on money list, World No. 3
Mirim Lee2 wins in 2014, World No. 18
Brittany LincicomeT-2 last week at HanaBank Championship, 5 LPGA Tour wins
Azahara MunozWon 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship, World No. 15
Anna Nordqvist2 wins in 2014, 7th on money list, World No. 11
Lizette SalasWon Kingsmill Championship, World No. 21
Lexi ThompsonWon Kraft Nabisco Championship, World No. 9
Michelle WieWon U.S. Women's Open, 2 wins in 2014, 3rd on money list

Sports Network Selections

Pick to Win - Michelle Wie
Darkhorse - Brittany Lincicome
 
Last Week's Pick to Win (Inbee Park) - Finished 4th
Last Week's Darkhorse (Pornanong Phatlum) - Finished tied for 18th
 
NOTES:
The LPGA Tour remains in the Far East this week for the fourth of six straight events in Asia. This week's tournament is the inaugural Blue Bay LPGA in China and features only 81 players.

Four of the top-9 players in the world are in the field -- Lydia Ko (3), Chinese native Shanshan Feng (5), Michelle Wie (6) and Lexi Thompson (9). Feng won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia two weeks ago for her fourth LPGA Tour title. Wie returned last week after missing four weeks due to a hand injury, and finished tied for fifth.

This is the second event in China in the last four weeks. Mirim Lee captured the Reignwood LPGA Classic at Pine Valley Golf Club in Beijing in early October.

The LPGA Tour travels to Taiwan next week for the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, where Suzann Pettersen has captured the title the last two years.

10/21 13:10:27 ET

As of October 21, 2014, at 01:10 PM ET

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