covid 19

Asian Tour: Mercuries Taiwan Masters cancelled

Asian Tour: Mercuries Taiwan Masters cancelled

The long-standing Mercuries Taiwan Masters, originally scheduled to tee off at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club from September 17-20, will be cancelled this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 15 Jul 2020
Field taking shape for US Women's Amateur

Field taking shape for US Women's Amateur

Entries have closed for the 120th US Women’s Amateur Championship, scheduled for Aug. 3-9, 2020, at Woodmont Country Club’s North Course in Rockville, Md., and the field is nearly complete as the USGA prepares to host its first all-exempt championship in recent history next month. 15 Jul 2020
PGA International Tours launch new series

PGA International Tours launch new series

The PGA Tour's International Tours have announced a new US-based, eight-tournament series starting next month in Georgia with the prize of sponsor exemptions into a 2021 PGA Tour event. 15 Jul 2020
No roars as Tiger makes Memorial return

No roars as Tiger makes Memorial return

Tiger Woods makes his long-awaited return to competitive golf at the Memorial Tournament this week and no golfer will feel the impact of the strange new spectator-less world created by COVID-19 more than the 15-time major winner. 15 Jul 2020
Nicklaus says handshake tradition to stay

Nicklaus says handshake tradition to stay

Jack Nicklaus insists he won't let Covid-19 prevent the traditional handshake he offers to the winner of the Memorial Tournament he hosts at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. 15 Jul 2020
Don't bet against Tiger on return: Day

Don't bet against Tiger on return: Day

Jason Day warns critics they will write off Tiger Woods at their peril as the 15-time major champion ends a five-month competitive hiatus at the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament this week. 14 Jul 2020
PGA Tour to finish season without spectators

PGA Tour to finish season without spectators

The PGA Tour will conduct the rest of its season without fans after the circuit's three playoff events announced they will be contested without spectators due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 14 Jul 2020
Morikawa hangs on for playoff victory

Morikawa hangs on for playoff victory

Jason Day has posted his best result since February as young gun Collin Morikawa claimed his second PGA Tour title with victory at the Workday Charity Open. 13 Jul 2020
Tiger to make PGA Tour return at Jack’s place

Tiger to make PGA Tour return at Jack’s place

Tiger Woods has announced he'll compete at next week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, the 15-time major champion's first PGA Tour event in five months. 10 Jul 2020
Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker have welcomed the event's postponement for 12 months. 9 Jul 2020
Ryder & Presidents Cups to be postponed

Ryder & Presidents Cups to be postponed

This year's Ryder Cup has reportedly been postponed to 2021 and next year's Presidents Cup moved back by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
Open Qualifying Series a boost for regional NSW

Open Qualifying Series a boost for regional NSW

A series of six NSW Open qualifiers across the state will be a boost for regional economies recovering from drought, bushfires and the COVID-19 crisis. 8 Jul 2020
Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

The 2020 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) and Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships (AAC) have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
The Preview: Austrian Open

The Preview: Austrian Open

The European and Challenge Tours make their long-awaited returns this week after four months in hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. First stop: Diamond Country Club for the Austrian Open. 8 Jul 2020
Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

The R&A confirmed today that it intends to play the AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon from 20-23 August without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
The Preview: Workday Charity Open

The Preview: Workday Charity Open

The PGA Tour has arrived in Ohio and is set to remain at Muirfield Village Golf Club for back-to-back events. First up at Jack’s Place will be the inaugural Workday Charity Open, which will see the likes of Brooks Koepka, Dylan Frittelli and Graeme McDowell return to action after various coronavirus-enforced absences. 7 Jul 2020
PGA Tour scraps fans for Memorial

PGA Tour scraps fans for Memorial

Next week's Memorial Tournament, which was supposed to be the first since the US Tour's return from its three-month COVID-19 hiatus to include spectators, will instead be held without fans. 7 Jul 2020
DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic

DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic

Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 15 kilograms of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. 6 Jul 2020
Simpson back on PGA Tour after virus scare

Simpson back on PGA Tour after virus scare

World No.6 Webb Simpson will be the highest-ranked player in the field this week at the PGA Tour's stop in Detroit as he returns to competition after his family had a coronavirus scare. 2 Jul 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The PGA Tour's return rolls into Detroit this week for the second Rocket Mortgage Classic. American Nate Lashley defends at Detroit Golf Club, but who do our so-called experts think will get the chocolates? 1 Jul 2020
Virus forces Campbell out of Rocket Mortgage Classic

Virus forces Campbell out of Rocket Mortgage Classic

Chad Campbell has become the latest player forced to withdraw from a PGA Tour event because of a positive coronavirus test. 1 Jul 2020