Meijer LPGA Classic Attendance Among Top Four on LPGA Tour
This year's Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give ranks in the top four on the LPGA Tour in attendance so far this year.
Attendance at the four-day tournament brought nearly 50,000 spectators.
Participation in community events tied to the tournament also rose. An estimated 200 children participated in the junior clinics, more than 625 took part in the 5k run and the inaugural Grand Taste event had more than 10,000 attendees.
"It is quickly, in only the third year, becoming one of the absolute can't miss stops on the LPGA tour," LPGA Professional Morgan Pressel said.
The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic featured a full field playing 72 holes June 14-19 at Blythefield Country Club.
The 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic will once again be held Father's Day weekend June 12-18.