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Up until now, most of golf’s equality stories have been about women finally being accepted as members at some of the game’s more famous all-male bastions. Now, in the blink of an eye, things have moved on to the point where the 78 leading men on the European Tour and their 78 equivalents on the Ladies European Tour will be playing head to head in a full-scale tournament with no questions asked.
Scandinavian Mixed co-host Annika Sörenstam. Photo: Christian Petersen, Getty Images
The €1.5 million Scandinavian Mixed, which is being co-sanctioned by the two tours and co-hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sörenstam, will take place at the Bro Hof Slott Golf Club in Stockholm from 11-14 June before moving elsewhere in Sweden in 2021 and 2022. Significantly, there will be world ranking points on offer for both parties in addition to Race to Dubai and Ryder Cup points for the European Tour men and order-of-merit points for the women.
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