There were over four important international events of Golf this year. All the essential tournaments included the following: The Masters: The event of Golf was planned from April 9-12, which is now rescheduled from November
There were over four important international events of Golf this year. All the essential tournaments included the following:
- The Masters:
The event of Golf was planned from April 9-12, which is now rescheduled from November 12-15.
- PGA Championship:
PGA Golf Championship that was earlier planned from 14-17 May is now rescheduled from sixth to 9 August.
- US Open:
One of the essential events for golf is the US Open. It was to be held from June 18-21. However, the event is now extended for September 17 to 20.
- The Open:
The Open Championship was to be held this year after 2011. Well, with a heavy heart, it is informed to the fans that the most significant event of the years is not rescheduled, but cancelled. The event was initially planned for July 16-19.
Listening to the news of ‘The Open Cancelled’, fans are not in good shape. The fans were expecting the delay in the event but never thought of its cancellation.
Background and Details of the Open Championship:
The Open started in the year 1945. It is the oldest of the four events of golf. It is the first time in the history that the event has been cancelled. It was 149th The Open Championship this year.
Well, due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the uncontrollable situation across the globe, not only golf but also none of the sports events are confirmed.
Most of the events are rescheduled with approximate delay, but they can be delayed further or even cancelled.
The R&A decision of ‘The Open Cancelled’ for 2020 was not easy for them, but they were not left with any other option.
Not only the UK, the US, and Australia are affected by the COVID-19, but also all other countries are suffering from it; so they had to make a wise decision.
The hard decision was not only for the safety of players and fans, but it is essential for saving the complete mankind. It is difficult to justify the disappointment of the fans. However, a few decisions are made to avoid the worst keeping in mind the best for all.
Apart from that, R&A says that we hope that things will soon be healthy, and we would conduct The Open Championship in the year 2021 at Royal St George’s.
Before the cancellation of the event, the officials have tried all the ways to conduct the event, but there was no possibility for the same.
The Open Cancelled, Let’s Wait For 2021 Event:
Listening to the cancellation of the event in 2020 either we can be disappointed, or we can be happy and hopeful for The Open 2021.
Presently, we all have a single option of just being in isolation and pray for the world to heal. The condition in some places is worse than our imagination. If we are safe, we are lucky. Let’s stay safe and control the further spreading of a pandemic by maintaining social distance.