The US Girls’s Open Championship has been shunted from June to December due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US Golf Affiliation confirmed on Friday.
Within the newest disruption to the beleaguered girls’s circuit, the June Four-7 event to be staged at Champions Golf Membership in Houston will now be held from December 10-13.
“The USGA stays dedicated to internet hosting the US Girls’s Open in 2020,” USGA chief government Mike Davis mentioned in an announcement.
“Our precedence stays guaranteeing the security of all concerned with the US Girls’s Open, whereas nonetheless offering the world’s greatest gamers the chance to compete this yr.”
The US Girls’s Open is the third girls’s main of the season to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ANA Inspiration at Rancho Mirage, California was because of have taken place this weekend however was postponed till September amid coronavirus fears.
And the Evian Championships in France has been moved from its authentic July 23-26 slot to August 6-9.
The LPGA Tour has been on a hiatus since February, with a number of occasions in Thailand, Singapore, China and the US all cancelled or postponed.
The coronavirus has additionally wreaked havoc with males’s golf, with the US Masters and PGA Championship postponed and doubts swirling across the destiny of the US Open, scheduled to happen in June in New York and the British Open in July.