Dow GLBI announces field of players for next week's event at Midland Country Club

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Twelve of the top 15 players in the world will be at the Midland Country Club next week for the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the event organizers announced on Wednesday.

The Dow GLBI unveiled the player pairings for the event, which offers a format unique to the LPGA Tour, with 72 two-player teams competing in both foursomes and four-ball in a 72-hole tournament.

The event is the highest-paying non-major, non-tour championship tournament in the LPGA with a $2.3 million purse.

The Dow GLBI field consists of the tournament’s defending champions, Jasmine Suwannapurra and Cydney Clanton along with No. 1-ranked player Nelly Korda and 12 of the top 15 players in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.

From July 14-17, competitors will play alternating rounds of foursomes (alternate shot) and four-ball (best ball) competition. After 36 holes, the field will be a cut to the lowest-scoring 35 teams and any ties for 35th.

In the event of a tie after 72 holes, the champions will be determined by a hole-by-hole playoff using the foursomes format.

Below are the 72 teams:

Jeongeun Lee6/Mi Jung Hur

Brooke M. Henderson/In Gee Chun

Nelly Korda/Jessica Korda

Lexi Thompson/Nasa Hataoka

Minjee Lee/Yuka Saso

Danielle Kang/Lydia Ko

Hyo Joo Kim/Eunhee Ji

Ariya Jutanugarn/Moriya Jutanugarn

Lizette Salas/Ashleigh Buhai

Carlota Ciganda/Mel Reid

Amy Yang/Haeji Kang

Brittany Altomare/Angel Yin

Brittany Lincicome/Brittany Lang

So Yeon Ryu/Inbee Park

Caroline Masson/Austin Ernst

Bronte Law/Madelene Sagstrom

Megan Khang/Ally Ewing

Mi Hyang Lee/Chella Choi

Mo Martin/Vicky Hurst

Marina Alex/Jaye Marie Green

Jennifer Kupcho/Mina Harigae

Gaby Lopez/Luna Sobron

Jasmine Suwannapura/Cydney Clanton

Kristen Gillman/Jennifer Chang

Annie Park/Hyung Kim

Alena Sharp/Sarah Kemp

Sarah Jane Smith/Pernilla Lindberg

Wei-Ling Hsu/Min Lee

Katherine Kirk/Amy Olson

Jodi Ewart Shadoff/Emma Talley

Stacy Lewis/Maria Fassi

Pomanong Phatlum/Benyapa Niphatsophon

Cheyenne Knight/Elizabeth Szokol

Sarah Schmelzel/Biana Pagdanganan

Pajaree Anannarukarn/Aditi Ashok

Maria Fernanda Torres/Marissa Steen

Ryann O’Toole/Janie Jackson

Caroline Inglis/Briana Do

Cristie Kerr/Stephanie Meadow

Patty Tavatanakit/Leona Maguire

Hee Young Park/Jennifer Song

Sophia Popov/Anne van Dam

A Lim Kim/Yealimi Noh

Jenny Coleman/Perrine Delacour

Lauren Stephenson/Jillian Hollis

Wichanee Meechai/Pavarisa Yoktuan

Esther Lee/Min Seo Kwak

Mind Muangkhumsakul/Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras

Jeongeun Lee/Na Yeon Choi

Linnea Strom/Linnea Johansson

Tiffany Chan/Muni He

Giulia Molinaro/Dani Holmqvist

Daniela Darquea/Lauren Coughlin

Mariah Stackhouse/Cheyenne Woods

Lindsey Weaver/Alison Lee

Kristy McPherson/Kendall Dye

Ana Belac/Sarah Burnham

Kelly Tan/Lee Lopez

Paula Reto/Dottie Ardina

Andrea Lee/Lauren Kim

Haley Moore/Alana Uriell

Elizabeth Nagel/Natalie Gulbis

Jaclyn Lee/Gemma Dryburgh

Maia Schechter/Laura Gonzalez Escallon

Celine Herbin/Nuria Iturrioz

Jacqui Concolino/Alison Walshe

Jackie Stoelting/Katherine Perry-Hamski

Suzuka Yamaguchi/Yujeong Son

Peiyun Chien/(partner to be determined)

Louise Ridderstrom/Kris Tamulis

Shasta Averyhardt/Anita Uwadia

Lauren Hartlage/Molly Lyne