In The News: Swedish Golf Legends Form Unique Tournament Pitting Women Vs. MenOctober 18, 2019
Annika Sörenstam, one of the greatest golfers of all time, and Henrik Stenson, the 2016 British Open champion, have announced a golf tournament in Sweden next year that will feature women and men competing on the same course.
The Swedish golfers unveiled the 2020 Scandinavian Mixed, which will be played June 11-14, 2020. It will include 78 men and 78 women shooting for a share of $1.66 million, according to Reuters.
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