The 2020 US Women’s Open has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic and will now take place in December.
The 75th US Open was due to take place at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas, from June 4-7.
But the USGA have take the decision to cancel the major and reschedule it for December 10-13 with the Champions Golf Club remaining at the host venue.
“The USGA remains committed to hosting the U.S. Women’s Open in 2020,” USGA CEO Mike Davis said.
“We are grateful to the LPGA and our broadcast partner Fox for their terrific collaboration in finding a new date for the championship.
“Our priority remains ensuring the safety of all involved with the U.S. Women’s Open, while still providing the world’s best players the opportunity to compete this year.”
The ANA Inpsiration, the first major of the year, has already been rescheduled for September 10-13 having been due to take place from April 2-5.
The Evian Championship at Evian Result Golf Club in France has also been put back two weeks and will slot into the August 6-9 left vacant following the cancellation of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The men’s majors also remain up in the air with The Masters possibly set to be staged at Augusta in October in a bid to save the first major of the year.
An autumn date could also await for the 2020 Open Championship at Royal St George’s too, although it remains scheduled in its planned date from July 16-19 at the moment.
The USPGA Championship has been postponed from its May date, and a decision is imminent on the US Open at Winged Foot from June 18-21.
The 2020 Ryder Cup, which will take place at Whistling Straits in September, is also going ahead as scheduled as things stand.
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