The European Tour on Monday confirmed the postponement of Trophée Hassan II and the cancellation of the Scandinavian Blended, on account of persevering with hazard posed by the unfold of coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Lalla Meryem Cup on the Ladies European Tour, which was scheduled to happen concurrently with Trophée Hassan II at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat in Morocco from Four-7 June has furthermore been postponed.
The choice to postpone each occasions in Morocco was taken following session between His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the European Tour and the Ladies European Tour.
The Scandinavian Blended – an modern blended occasion hosted by Main champions Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam – was scheduled to happen at Bro Hof Slott Golf Membership in Stockholm, Sweden from 11-14 June with women and men set to go head-to-head for the primary time on the an an identical course competing for one prize fund and one trophy.
Following this season’s cancellation – which was agreed in session with all stakeholders – the occasion will perhaps be included on the European Tour and Ladies European Tour schedules from 2021.
Keith Pelley, European Tour chief govt, acknowledged: “We’ll proceed to take a look at the worldwide state of affairs in relation to Coronavirus and take into consideration its impression on all our tournaments, with public successfully being and well-being our absolute precedence.
“Discussions referring to the attainable rescheduling of all postponed tournaments will preserve ongoing till we’ve readability on the worldwide state of affairs.”
Alexandra Armas, CEO of the Ladies European Tour, acknowledged: “We’re deeply grateful for the unimaginable assist and suppleness confirmed by our companions at this robust time and have to thank the Hassan II Trophy Affiliation and the European Tour for his or her unwavering dedication to working collectively. As we monitor the worldwide state of affairs just about about Covid-19, we proceed to want for the successfully being and security of your complete neighborhood.”
– European Tour