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Saudi Arabia to host Ladies European Tour - its first women's golf tournament

The Royal Greens Golf and Country Club in Jeddah will host the first professional women's golf tournament in Saudi Arabia

 

Saudi Arabia will host its first women's tournament in March 2020 when it stages a Ladies European Tour event.

A prize fund of $1m (£750,000) will be on offer at The Royal Greens Golf and Country Club in Jeddah.

Read more: Saudi Arabia to host Ladies European Tour - its first women's golf tournament

Rory McIlroy: World number two turned down Saudi Arabia event offer

McIlroy's most recent competitive outing came at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai last month



Rory McIlroy has ruled out competing in next month's European Tour event in Saudi Arabia, despite being offered a large appearance fee.

World number one Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson are among big names who will be in action at the Saudi International in late January.

Read more: Rory McIlroy: World number two turned down Saudi Arabia event offer


Tiger Woods says he is targeting the Tokyo Olympics as 'big goal' (2019)

Woods has returned to the top of the game after having four back surgeries between 2014 and 2017



Tiger Woods says next year's Tokyo Olympics are a "big goal" as he looks to add to his decorated career.

Woods, 43, won his 15th major at the Masters earlier this year but injury ruled him out of golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence in 2016.

Read more: Tiger Woods says he is targeting the Tokyo Olympics as 'big goal' (2019)



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