Liberty Corner, New Jersey, United States: Given the recent CDC guidance and the evolving dynamics of the Coronavirus pandemic, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced that it is cancelling its first two 2020 championships.
The US Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, originally scheduled for April 25-29 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Florida, and the US Amateur Four-Ball, originally scheduled for May 23-27 at Philadelphia Cricket Club, will not be rescheduled in 2020.
A statement from the USGA said: “In addition, the USGA has cancelled local (first stage) qualifying for the 2020 US Open and qualifying for the 2020 US Women’s Open in their current forms, and in conjunction with our Allied Golf Association (AGA) partners and International Federations, will look to redesign qualifying going forward as events unfold.
“We will continue to hold the dates for the 2020 US Women’s Open at Champions Golf Club and the 2020 US Open at Winged Foot Golf Club.
“At this time, it is premature to speculate what might occur with other 2020 USGA championships. We will continue to monitor all available guidance and regulations from the CDC, WHO and other federal, state and local authorities to do what is in the best interests of our community.
“We appreciate everyone’s understanding and support during these unprecedented times.”