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LPGA’s Symetra Classic returns to Charlotte area

Before she became a regular on the LPGA Tour, Cheyenne Woods played on the Symetra Tour. She’s pictured here in 2014 at the Symetra Classic at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte.
Before she became a regular on the LPGA Tour, Cheyenne Woods played on the Symetra Tour. She’s pictured here in 2014 at the Symetra Classic at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte. dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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WHAT: LPGA’s Symetra Classic

WHEN: May 17-19

WHERE: River Run Country Club in Davidson

WORTH MENTIONING: The Symetra Classic, an event on the Symetra Tour, is returning to the area. It was played at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte from 2012-16 before moving to Atlanta National Golf Club in 2017. ...Charlotte natives Allison Emrey (Wake Forest) and Laura Wearn (Furman) play on the Symetra Tour. ...This will be the first women’s professional golf tournament hosted by River Run. ... The club previously hosted a playoff event on the Web.com Tour from 2013-15. ... The Symetra Tour is the official developmental golf tour of the LPGA Tour. ... For more information about the tournament, visit www.symetraclassic.com

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