Golf main schedule 2020: Listed below are new dates for the Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship

It might have come just a few months late, and in an order we’re not used to, however golf is lastly able to expertise its first main championship occasion of the season.

The 2020 PGA Championship takes place Thursday by Sunday, practically three months after its authentic date of mid-Might. The transfer, in fact, was mandatory because the sports activities world scrambled to regulate to the COVID-19 pandemic. That mentioned, it is possible the change in date could confuse informal golf followers, particularly contemplating it was historically performed in August because the fourth and remaining main of the season earlier than shifting to Might in 2019.

The identical may possible be mentioned for the rest of golf’s 4 main occasions, all of which postponed their events — one a lot, for much longer than the others.

With that, here is a reminder of when every of golf’s main occasions will happen this 12 months, in addition to their authentic date earlier than the onset of COVID-19:

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When is the Masters in 2020?

  • Date: Nov. 12-15
  • Location: Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership
  • TV channel: ESPN, CBS

What was speculated to be “a practice not like another” was as a substitute the primary main golf championship to postpone its occasion. The Masters, initially slated for April 9-12 as the primary main of the season, will not be performed till Nov. 12 because the third and remaining golf main of the season. The Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership will function the standard stunning backdrop to The Masters, although it will likely be attention-grabbing to see the occasion unfold within the fall foliage versus the oppressive Georgia spring warmth.

When is the U.S. Open in 2020?

  • Date: Sept. 17-20
  • Location: Winged Foot Golf Course
  • TV channel: NBC

The U.S. Open, initially scheduled for June 18-21 because the third main of the season, will now function the second following the PGA Championship. The U.S. Open was the ultimate golf main to postpone its occasion, which is able to nonetheless happen at Winged Foot Golf Course in Westchester County, N.Y.

When is the PGA Championship in 2020?

  • Date: Aug. 6-9
  • Location: TPC Harding Park
  • TV channels: ESPN, CBS

The PGA Championship takes place Thursday by Sunday as the primary of the pandemic-postponed main golf championships. Initially scheduled for Might 14-17 because the second main match of the 12 months, the PGA Championship as a substitute turned the second of golf’s 4 majors to postpone its occasion — following the Masters — on March 18. Now practically three months after its authentic date, golfers will take to the TPC Harding Course in San Francisco for the venue’s first main championship.

When is the British Open in 2020?

The British Open, citing well being suggestions by the UK, is the only golf main to cancel its 2020 occasion versus merely suspending it. The momentous choice marks the primary time since World Conflict 2 that The Open — first performed in 1860 — has not been performed.

“I can guarantee everybody that now we have explored each possibility for taking part in The Open this 12 months however it’s not going to be attainable,”Martin Slumbers, CEO of R&A, mentioned in a press release.

The Open, first scheduled for July 16-19 on the Royal St. George’s Golf Membership, will return to that venue in July 2021. It’s going to transfer to Royal St. Andrew’s in 2022.