LPGA Portland Cambia Classic moving to the Oregon Golf Club

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Updated: August 3, 2021

The LPGA Portland Cambia Classic is the longest-running non-major stop on the LPGA Tour. It has always been one of the most popular stops on the tour and the players have enjoyed playing Columbia Edgewater Country Club.

But that is about to change for the 2021 season. The event will make a move to the Oregon Golf Club in West Linn after safety concerns were raised by nearby homeless encampment. The encampment surrounds the parking lot that the tournament uses for just about everything.

“It was a real tough decision,” said Tom Maletis, the president of Tournament Golf Foundation which runs the tournament. “We are frustrated and disappointed about the move but it’s just something that we feel is best for the tournament and everyone involved.”

The tournament is scheduled for Sept. 16-19. Columbia Edgewater is located along 33rd avenue, which is now surrounded by homeless encampments, abandoned vehicles and other makeshift structures.