Timeline of Events
March 27, 2020
- Drive, Chip and Putt cancels 2020-21 Qualifying Season, postpones 2020 National Finals.
March 26, 2020
- U.S. Open becomes the third major championship to be postponed.
March 24, 2020
- 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak.
March 23, 2020
- PGA of America announces there have been no changes made to the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship schedule, set for June 23-28.
- White House postpones ceremony for Annika Sorenstam, Gary Player.
- Golf Canada CEO urges golfers to stay at home during pandemic.
- Executive Order closes Winged Foot, halts U.S. Open preparations indefinitely.
- Palm Beach County golf courses expected to close by the end of the week.
March 20, 2020
March 18, 2020
- PGA Tour Latinoamerica golfer becomes first known player to test positive for Coronavirus.
March 17, 2020
- PGA of America postpones the 2020 PGA Championship.
- PGA of America releases statement on the 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA.
- PGA of America and Ryder Cup USA confirm reports that changing 2020 Ryder Cup dates are inaccurate.
- PGA Jr. League gives an update on COVID-19.
- The PGA Tour cancels four additional events.
- The USGA cancels it’s first two championships.
- Topgolf closes all locations across the United States.
March 16, 2020
March 15, 2020
- Nextgengolf cancels the 2020 NCCGA spring season.
March 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
March 11, 2020
- European Tour cancels the Hero Indian Open, which becomes the fourth tournament to be cancelled or postponed by the tour.
March 6, 2020
- European Tour cancels Kenya Open over coronavirus.
February 10, 2020
- LPGA cancels two tournaments in Asia due to coronavirus concerns.