The Girls’s British Open might be held as deliberate, albeit with out spectators, at Royal Troon Golf Membership in Scotland from Aug. 20 to 23, the Royal and Historic Golf Membership, which conducts the event, stated on Tuesday. The occasion would be the first girls’s main golf championship of 2020. Final month, one other girls’s main, the Evian Championship, which had been scheduled for early August, was canceled for this yr due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Martin Slumbers, the chief govt of the R&A, referred to as the Girls’s British Open “vital to the success of girls’s skilled golf.” He added: “We consider that taking part in the AIG Girls’s British Open is a big step for gamers whose playing opportunities have been severely impacted this yr. As they compete to be the 2020 champion in historic circumstances, these athletes will proceed to encourage golfers and sports activities followers world wide who might be carefully following occasions from Royal Troon on TV and social media.”
The championship plans to limit entry to the grounds at Royal Troon to gamers, caddies, officers and staging workers, in addition to to place in impact inflexible well being and security tips on the golf course and at a chosen resort for the occasion. All attending personnel might be required to check unfavourable for the virus and have their temperatures monitored each day.
The taking part in of the championship continues to be topic to the approval of native governmental and well being authorities within the weeks main up the occasion. With qualifying tournaments for the occasion canceled, the sphere for the Girls’s British Open will largely be drawn from the ladies’s world golf rankings.
The Women Scottish Open might be performed the week earlier than the Girls’s British Open on the Renaissance Membership, additionally in Scotland. There might be no followers at that occasion.
The L.P.G.A. Tour has not held an occasion for the reason that Girls’s Australian Open in February however expects to renew its schedule July 31 on the Drive On Championship in Toledo, Ohio. Girls’s skilled golf continues to be hoping to conduct three extra main championships in 2020. The ANA Inspiration, often the primary girls’s main of the yr, was postponed till Sept. 10 to 13 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. One other main, the Girls’s P.G.A. Championship, was rescheduled for Oct. eight to 11 in Newtown Sq., Pa., and the USA Girls’s Open has been moved to Dec. 10 to 13 in Houston.
After a five-month hiatus, the L.P.G.A. of Korea Tour resumed its schedule in Could with a sequence of occasions that includes a few of the world’s top-ranked golfers, together with world No. 1, Jin Younger Ko.