Golf

9:33 AM ET ESPN News Services The U.S. Women’s Open has been postponed to December, the USGA announced Friday. The event had been scheduled for June 4-7 at Champions Golf Club in Houston, but it will now be played Dec. 10-13 because of the coronavirus pandemic. That would be the latest a major championship is
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10:16 PM ET The organizations that run the major championships along with the PGA Tour and European Tour are working collaboratively to put together a late summer/fall schedule in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Nothing is official, and the various entities appear to be waiting on a decision from the R&A, which runs The
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8:28 AM ET Associated Press The Senior PGA Championship in Michigan has been canceled. The PGA of America says it based its decision on Michigan’s stay-at-home order that was enacted March 23. The Senior PGA in Benton Harbor, Michigan, was to be played May 21-24. It will be held next year at Southern Hills in
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7:33 AM ET The Royal and Ancient, which organizes The Open Championship, is “continuing to work through our options” regarding the 2020 major. “We are continuing to work through our options for The Open this year, including postponement,” R&A CEO Martin Slumbers said in a statement Thursday. “Due to a range of external factors, that
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1:03 PM ET A Tiger Woods–Phil Mickelson match that would include other players has been in the works for some time, but the coronavirus pandemic has put scheduling such an event on hold and it has yet to receive PGA Tour approval. Mickelson acknowledged the possibility on Twitter on Sunday when he responded to a
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8:07 AM ET When the PGA Tour suspended activities due to the coronavirus, it halted what is affectionately known as golf’s traveling circus. Approximately 12 near-semi-sized trucks operated by equipment manufacturers drive from tournament to tournament throughout the season — building, adjusting and maintaining the equipment for the tour players. That caravan is operated by
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1:20 PM ET Augusta National Golf Club is donating $2 million to two local entities to help with the coronavirus pandemic. The Georgia club is currently closed in the wake of the crisis and the Masters, originally scheduled for next week, has been postponed. “It is our hope these gifts will help address the many
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12:14 PM ET Associated Press The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour golf event to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament was scheduled for May 28-31. There will now be no play on the tour until June at the earliest. The next possible tournament is the Trophee Hassan II in
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12:33 PM ET Bob Harig Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Davis Love III, a
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10:44 AM ET Associated Press The Evian Masters women’s golf tournament has been moved to August because of the coronavirus outbreak. The event originally scheduled for July 23-26 will now be held on Aug. 6-9 at the Evian Resort Golf Club. Evian is one of the five majors on the women’s circuit. The decision was
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10:40 PM ET Although the United States Golf Association is sticking to its edict to have a decision by mid-April, a report in the New York Post on Thursday night said the U.S. Open would be postponed but with the intention of still playing at Winged Foot Golf Club in suburban New York later this
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5:14 PM ET The closure of Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, has put the status of the 2020 U.S. Open in limbo as organizers are unable to proceed with the build-out of the major championship site. An executive order by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had resulted in the indefinite closure of
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11:19 AM ET ESPN News Services The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player has been postponed indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic. The pair of retired pro golfers was to have been honored by President Donald Trump during a White House ceremony Monday. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest
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