Coronavirus postpones PGA Championship
… raising prospect of a one-time shift back to August.
PGA Tour cancels four more events.
Heritage, Zurich, Wells Fargo and Nelson go by the wayside.
Speculation centers on a Masters move to October.
Rory: I think it would be pretty cool.
Report: Ryder Cup expected to be postponed till ’21
… but PGA of America dismisses it as “inaccurate.”
Brooks Koepka donates $100K to COVID-19 response
… to help those affected in two South Florida counties.
R&A “proceeding as planned” with men’s, women’s Opens
… while considering contingency options.
USGA cancels U.S. Open, Women’s Open qualifying
… but still holding out hope of staging the championships.
LPGA postpones Hawaii and California tourneys
… but reschedules ANA Inspiration for September.
Report: Jay Monahan to forgo salary
... and top tour execs take pay cuts amid virus emergency.
The International Olympic Committee announces it will start discussions with organizers and government authorities in Japan to complete its assessment of the worldwide health situation and its impact on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, including the possibility of postponement. The IOC says it is confident it will finalize the discussions within four weeks. (READ MORE). ... The USGA issues rules and handicapping guidance for play during the coronavirus pandemic (READ MORE). ... The Official World Golf Ranking and the Rolex Women’s World Golf Ranking will be paused until further notice due to the coronavirus (READ MORE). … Victor Lange, a 26-year-old South African, tests positive for the coronavirus after playing in a PGA Tour Latinoamérica event in Mexico earlier this month, the PGA Tour announces. ... The USGA cancels the 2020 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball and U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball due to the coronavirus (READ MORE). … The PGA of America postpones the 2020 PGA Professional Championship due to the coronavirus (READ MORE). … The USGA and R&A delay the release of research topics relating to the next phase of their joint Distance Insights Project due to the coronavirus. … Marty Carmody, the founder of the Merit Amateur at the Merit Club outside Chicago, dies at age 67 after battling cancer. The club has renamed the tournament the Carmody Invitational in his honor (READ MORE).