BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Michigan plans to host a new women's golf event in June at Battle Creek Country Club.
Organizers announced Tuesday that the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship will be a competition on the 2014 Symetra Tour's Road to the LPGA. The event is June 3 to June 8. It's expected to feature an array of professional golfers from around the world.
The Nottawaseppi (NOT'-uh-wuh-seh-pee) Huron Band of Potawatomi (pot-uh-WAH'-tuh-mee) Indians owns the casino and hotel near Battle Creek.
Participants will compete for the chance to win the Potawatomi Cup. Top players in the Symetra Tour get to play on the LPGA Tour.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel plans to donate event profits to S.A.F.E. Place women's shelter, which serves victims of domestic violence and their families.