Several golf events have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Stay up to speed here

Every sport has been affected in an attempt to stem the global coronavirus outbreak. Huge football matches across Europe are being cancelled or played behind closed doors, the NBA and world tennis tours have already announced a delay of at least two months, while the golf tours are following suit.

Major events affected by coronavirus

The Masters: Rescheduled
PGA Championship: Rescheduled
US Open: Rescheduled
The Open: Cancelled
The Olympic Games: Rescheduled
ANA Inspiration: Rescheduled
US Women’s Open: Rescheduled

European Tour events affected by coronavirus

On the European Tour, so far seven regular events have been postponed and four cancelled. This means the next regular European Tour event still planning to go ahead is the BMW International Open in Germany, which starts on June 25.

Magical Kenya Open: Postponed – no date confirmed
Hero Indian Open: Postponed – no date confirmed
WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play: Cancelled
Maybank Championship: Postponed – no date confirmed
Volvo China Open: Postponed – no date confirmed
Estrella Damm Andalucia Masters: Postponed – no date confirmed
GolfSixes: Cancelled
Made in Denmark: Postponed – no date confirmed
Irish Open: Postponed – no date confirmed
Trophee Hassan II: Cancelled
Scandinavian Mixed: Cancelled
BMW International Open: Cancelled
Open de France: Cancelled
Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open: Postponed
Real D+D Czech Masters: Cancelled

PGA Tour events affected by coronavirus

Nine regular-season PGA Tour events have been cancelled so far, with the next event due to be the Charles Schwab Challenge at the end of May – though expect that and several others to go too.

The Players: Cancelled
Valspar Championship: Cancelled
WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play: Cancelled
Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship: Postponed
Valero Texas Open: Cancelled
RBC Heritage: Postponed
Zurich Classic of New Orleans: Cancelled
Wells Fargo Championship: Cancelled
AT&T Byron Nelson: Cancelled
Charles Schwab Challenge: Postponed
Rocket Mortgage Classic: Postponed
The Memorial Tournament: Postponed
WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational: Postponed
Barracuda Championship: Postponed
RBC Canadian Open: Cancelled
Barbasol Championship: Cancelled
Wyndham Championship: Postponed
The Northern Trust: Postponed
BMW Championship: Postponed
Tour Championship: Postponed

LPGA Tour events affected by coronavirus

Honda LPGA Thailand: Cancelled
HSBC Women’s World Championship: Cancelled
Blue Bay LPGA: Cancelled
Founder’s Cup: Postponed – no date confirmed
Kia Classic: Postponed – no date confirmed
Lotte Championship: Postponed – no date confirmed
Hugel-Air Premia LA Open: Postponed – no date confirmed
LPGA Mediheal Championship: Postponed – no date confirmed

LET events affected by coronavirus

Saudi Ladies Championship: Rescheduled
Scandinavian Mixed: Cancelled

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Alex Perry


Alex has been the editor of National Club Golfer since 2017. A Devonian who enjoys wittering on about his south west roots, Alex moved north to join NCG after more than a decade in London, the last five of which were with ESPN. Away from golf, Alex follows Torquay United and spends too much time playing his PlayStation or his guitar and not enough time practising his short game.

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