With that, here's a reminder of when each of golf's major events will take place this year, as well as their original date before the onset of COVID-19: MORE: PGA's new schedule for 2020 is a welcome, major conflict for fall sports. #Algarve As the world enters uncharted waters, we’d like to be able to keep our content open for all to entertain and inform in the months ahead. Submit. The Open will not be played at all in 2020, with this year’s venue Royal St George’s taking on hosting duties next year instead. It started with the first Major of the golfing year, The Masters (played at Augusta in April every year since 1940) being postponed due to the current unprecedented circumstances. 19th Hole Golf Blog by Your Golf Travel - 2004 - 2020. Vale do Lobo Royal Course The PGA Tour have also moved their three FedEx Cup Play-offs events back one week, so they will now start with the Northern Trust on August 13 and the Tour Championship will conclude on Monday September 7, which is a bank holiday in the US. PGA Championship. The move, of course, was necessary as the sports world scrambled to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. 2 Arena Park, The US PGA Championship, previously scheduled for May 14-17 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, will now be played from August 6-9, subject to all Coronavirus restrictions having been lifted at that time. Below, we look at the new schedule for the remainder of the 2020 season and look ahead to the 2020-21 season, along with a look at the betting odds for the three majors – PGA Championship, US Open, Masters – set to be played this year. Learn how your comment data is processed. Your email address will not be published. But the Augusta National Women’s Amateur has been cancelled. The AIG Women’s British Open is currently staying in its scheduled slot at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland from August 20-23. Sign up here for our newsletter and you'll never slice a drive again. Phew – so we’re still going to be able to watch all the action? The Augusta National Golf Club will serve as the usual beautiful backdrop to The Masters, though it will be interesting to see the event unfold in the fall foliage as opposed to the oppressive Georgia spring heat. 4.44pm 6th April 2020 - Coronavirus News - This story was updated on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020. Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley said: “We want to emphasise that our future plans for the Masters are encumbent upon favourable counsel and direction from health officials. Luckily the announcement of new Masters dates have been posted, with November now the month in mind. HowDidiDo has reported a 61% year-on-year increase and 231,000 downloads of its app in the last 12 months amidst the UK’s golf boom. Provided that occurs and we can conduct the 2020 Masters, we intend to invite those professionals and amateurs who would have qualified for our original April date and welcome all existing ticket holders to enjoy the excitement of Masters week.”. Promise. Barry Plummer, by He added: “With our country going through extremely difficult times, it will be an honour for all of us at the PGA of America to hopefully help turn a page in August with the PGA Championship and September with the Ryder Cup.”. The Open, first scheduled for July 16-19 at the Royal St. George's Golf Club, will return to that venue in July 2021. Now nearly three months after its original date, golfers will take to the TPC Harding Course in San Francisco for the venue's first major championship. OFFICIAL – New 2020 major scheduled released! Don’t fret, the 150th anniversary represents the number of Opens played, not the year since its creation, and will still go ahead at The Home Of Golf now in 2022. The government has confirmed that golf courses in England will be allowed to open from Wednesday, December 2.