Meijer Classic added to LPGA’s 2014 schedule

Updated: November 8, 2013

Daytona Beach, FL ( – The LPGA announced Friday that the
Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield Country Club will be added to the 2014

This event, which will take place in Grand Rapids, Mich., will mark the first
time the LPGA has played in the state since the 2000 Oldsmobile Classic.

“The Midwest has a great history when it comes to women’s golf and we are
truly excited to partner with a company like Meijer to bring the LPGA Tour
back to the state of Michigan,” LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan said. “The area
has such passionate golf fans and with Meijer’s commitment to giving back to
their community, this tournament could not be a better fit for the LPGA.”

Blythefield Country Club has previously hosted the 1953 Western Amateur, the
1961 Western Open and the 2005 Western Junior.

The city of Grand Rapids had also played host to an event on the Champions
Tour for 19 years (1986-2004).