Lorena Ochoa Invitational won’t be televised in 2013
The Lorena Ochoa Invitational will not be televised, the LPGA announced, after the Jalisco state government withdrew its financial support for the this week's tournament.
Tournament organizers worked out a local/Mexico TV package and a highlight/update package for Golf Channel.
“Neither the tournament organizers nor the LPGA is happy with the fact that this great event will not be televised to our worldwide audience – but it is better to work through these issues with our tournament partners, than to be heavy-handed and require our partners to face financial crisis in delivering contractual agreements,” the LPGA said in a statement on its website. “We are working with the LOI (Lorena Ochoa Invitational) team to address this problem and deliver great TV in the future.”
The tournament is Nov. 14-17 in Ochoa's hometown, Guadalajara, Mexico.