Great Lakes Bay Invitational brings fun, team event to Midland, LPGA Tour

Midland — The walk-up music is back, as are the unique team names.

After having the tournament canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great Lakes Bay Invitational is ready to tee of on Wednesday at Midland Country Club.

The two-player team event that debuted on the LPGA Tour in 2019 was a hit with the players, and despite some wet weather that helped douse part of the pro-am on Tuesday, the excitement for the tournament was hard to extinguish.

“It’s exciting,” said Cydney Clanton, who teamed with Jasmine Suwannapura to win the inaugural tournament. “The community was