2020 PGA Championship postponed due to coronavirus

LOS ANGELES - The 2020 PGA Championship in San Francisco, originally scheduled to be held from May 11 to 17, has been postponed, the PGA of America announced on Tuesday.

A statement from the PGA revealed that the event would be delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in US.

"Throughout our evaluation process, we have been committed to following the guidance of public health authorities and given the coronavirus shelter-in-place order in effect in San Francisco, postponement is the best decision for all involved," said PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh.

"This is a reflection of a thoughtful process," Waugh added. "We are and have been working with Commissioner Jay Monahan and our partners and friends at the PGA TOUR to find an alternative date that works for all. We are all very hopeful for a great outcome.

A new timetable to be decided later, and the organization hopes to bring the event to San Francisco at a date this summer.

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