New tentative dates set for 2020 Masters, TOUR Championship moved to Labor Day

Tentative rescheduled dates set for 2020 Masters

Weeks following the decision to postpone the tournament, rescheduled dates have been decided for the 2020 Masters.

The Masters is now targeted for Nov. 12-15, according to a Monday announcement from Augusta National and the PGA Tour.

"We hope the anticipation of staging the Tournament brings a moment of joy to the Augusta community and those who love the game.”

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Augusta National said more details will be shared in the coming months, but it will honor original tickets and golfers who qualified.

“We want to emphasize that our future plans are incumbent upon favorable counsel and direction from health officials. 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.”

There have been changes to the major golf tournaments in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here is the current status of each:

  • The British Open at Royal St. George’s is canceled.
  • PGA Championship in San Francisco rescheduled for Aug. 6-9
  • U.S Open in Mamaroneck, New York rescheduled for Sept. 17-20
  • The Masters, Nov. 12-15, 2020

The PGA changes also include FedExCup Playoffs, which ends at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Course each year.

The TOUR Championship has been pushed back to Sept. 3-7. Here are the dates for the playoffs:

  • August 10-16 – Wyndham Championship, Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • August 17-23 – THE NORTHERN TRUST, TPC Boston, Norton, Massachusetts
  • August 24-30 – BMW Championship, Olympia Fields CC, Olympia Fields, Illinois
  • August 31-September 7 (Labor Day) – TOUR Championship, East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia

Augusta National also announced the 2020 Augusta National Women’s Amateur is officially canceled. Each player who qualified will be invited to compete next year if she remains an amateur.

Ticketholders for 2020 event will be issued refunds in May and the chance to purchase tickets for next year.

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