Virtually two weeks soon after The Masters introduced it was postponing its 2020 event because of the coronavirus outbreak, it seems the U.S. Open is the future domino to fall.
The 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot will not come about in June, as initially scheduled, in accordance to Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post. The event will continue to get location at Winged Foot Golf Club, in Mamaroneck, N.Y., later on in the summer time.
The PGA had earlier canceled all events by way of May perhaps 10, and afterwards postponed the PGA Championship, which was scheduled to be performed in between May possibly 14-17.
Make-up dates for the three majors have not nevertheless been declared. The Masters was originally scheduled for the weekend of April 9-12, and could quite possibly be moved to October, according to Bob Harig of ESPN.
Cannizzaro reviews that early September is a probable focus on for the U.S. Open. The final time the U.S. Open up was not played was in 1945, as a final result of Planet War II.
“Nothing is official at this place,’’ Beth Important, the USGA’s senior director of championship communications, told The Post Thursday. “Obviously, we’re speaking about it, understanding what is likely on in New York [which has the most COVID-19 cases in the country] suitable now.’’
Winged Foot has performed host to the U.S. Open up 5 times, most just lately in 2006. That year, Geoff Ogilvy received with a rating of 5-around par. Earlier U.S. Open up tournaments were being held at Winged Foot in 1929, 1959, 1974 and 1984.