It’s confirmed. Hinako Shibuno, Ha Na Jang & Ai Suzuki have all declined to take up LPGA membership next year based on wins as non-members this year. The deadline just passed.
— Randall Mell (@RandallMellGC) November 18, 2019
Shibuno won the Women's British Open, while Jang and Suzuki won on the fall Asian Swing. All had the opportunity to take up LPGA membership for 2020 with a mutli-year exemption. With the passing of the deadline, all declined. Shibuno and Suzuki remain key members of the Japan LPGA, while Jang will continue on the Korean LPGA.