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CP Women's Open cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Last Updated Jun 2, 2021 at 6:06 pm EDT

Canada's Brooke Henderson waves to the crowd as she arrives on the 18th hole green at the CP Women's Open in Regina, Sunday, August 26, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

The LPGA Tour’s CP Women’s Open was canceled Wednesday because of logistical challenges and border restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event was scheduled for Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club on Aug. 26-29. Golf Canada and Canadian Pacific said Shaughnessy will host the 2023 event and that CP has its extended title sponsorship an additional year through 2024.

The 2000 event also was canceled.

Earlier, Golf Canada canceled the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open scheduled for June 10-13 at St. George’s in Toronto.

The golf tournaments join Formula One’s Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and the Honda Indy Toronto as major annual Canadian summer sports events to be canceled two years in a row. The National Bank Open tennis tournaments in Toronto and Montreal in August have not been cancelled, but organizers say they are looking at U.S. venues to host the events if they can’t be held in Canada.