US PGA Championships Postponed, More Tour Events Cancelled

US PGA Championships

Following the postponement of The Masters last week, the latest major to be affected is the US PGA Championships which will now be postponed until later in the year.

The PGA of America alongside the PGA Tour announced that the May 14-17 event to be held at TPC Harding Park will be held off until later in the year and the US Open, scheduled for June 18-21, will remain on these dates for now.

The PGA Tour has also increased the number of other tour tournaments they have cancelled with four additional events: RBC Heritage (April 13-19); Zurich Classic of New Orleans (April 20-26); Wells Fargo Championship (April 27-May 3); and AT&T Byron Nelson (May 4-10) all cancelled.

“The health and safety of everyone associated with the PGA TOUR and the global community is and will continue to be our No. 1 priority as we navigate the ongoing health crisis related to the Coronavirus Pandemic,” the PGA Tour statement said.

“As we receive more clarity in the coming weeks, the TOUR will be working with our tournament organizations and title sponsors, in collaboration with golf’s governing bodies, to build a PGA TOUR schedule for 2020 that ensures the health and safety for all associated with our sport and a meaningful conclusion to the season.

“We will provide further updates when those plans come into focus.”

SUMMARY OF CHANGES

PGA TOUR
March 9-15 THE PLAYERS Championship Cancelled
March 16-22 Valspar Championship Cancelled
March 23-29 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Cancelled
Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship Postponed
March 30-April 5 Valero Texas Open Cancelled
April 6-12 Masters Tournament Postponed
April 13-19 RBC Heritage Cancelled
April 20-26 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Cancelled
April 27-May 3 Wells Fargo Championship Cancelled
May 4-10 AT&T Byron Nelson Cancelled
May 11-17 PGA Championship Postponed

PGA TOUR Champions
March 23-29 Rapiscan Systems Classic Postponed
April 13-19 Mitsubishi Electric Classic Cancelled
April 27-3 Insperity Invitational Cancelled
May 4-10 Regions Tradition Rescheduled (Sept. 21-27)
June 8-14 Mastercard Japan Championship Cancelled

Korn Ferry Tour
March 16-22 Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by MISTRAS Cancelled
March 23-29 Lake Charles Championship Cancelled
March 30-April 5 Savannah Golf Championship Postponed
April 13-19 Veritex Bank Championship Cancelled
April 20-26 Huntsville Championship Postponed
April 27-3 Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation Cancelled
May 4-10 KC Golf Classic Cancelled
May 11-17 Visit Knoxville Open Postponed

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica
March 23-29 Buenos Aires Championship Postponed
March 30-April 5 Termas de Rio Hondo Invitational Postponed
April 13-19 89th Abierto OSDE del Centro Postponed
April 20-26 94th Itau Abierto de Chile Postponed
May 4-10 Puerto Plata Open Postponed

Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada
March 23-27 Qualifying Tournament (California) Postponed
March 30-April 3 Qualifying Tournament (Arizona) Postponed
April 12-17 Qualifying Tournament (Florida) Postponed
April 26-May 1 Qualifying Tournament (Canada) Postponed

PGA TOUR Series China
February 25-28 Qualifying Tournament (China, then moved to Indonesia) Postponed
March 3-6 Qualifying Tournament (Thailand) Postponed
March 23-29 Sanya Championship Postponed
March 30-April 5 Chongqing Championship Postponed
April 13-19 Guangzhou Open Postponed
May 4-10 Clearwater Bay Open Postponed

 

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