US Women’s Open in Houston postponed until December

Winner of the 2019 US Open Jeongeun Lee6

That was delayed by a month with a chain of events that began with the U.S. Women's Open announcing it would move from June 4-7 at Champions Golf Club to December 10-13, the latest a major championship has ever been played.

The 2020 U.S. Women's Open in Houston has been postponed to December, one of the changes to the schedule impacting the next five tour events.

The US Women's Open has been pushed back until December as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wipe out the golfing calendar.

"The USGA remains committed to hosting the U.S. Women's Open in 2020", USGA CEO Mike Davis said in a statement.

"We're confident the combined efforts will lead to an incredibly special 75th US Women's Open".

"Our priority remains ensuring the safety of all involved with the US Women's Open, while still providing the world's best players the opportunity to compete this year". The Jackrabbit Course will join the Cypress Creek Course for Rounds 1 and 2.

Meanwhile, the LPGA announced that four more of its tournaments are being postponed and one more is being cancelled.

The Pelican Women's Championship, a new event in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area, moves from May 14-17 to November 12-15; the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Atlantic City, New Jersey, moves from May 29-31 to July 31-Aug.

"They were stepped up in 2017 to house the US Women's Half Hobbyist in the short term after it was displaced by a hurricane, and now accommodate a significant change in the schedule of our main women's championship, not to mention allowing us to use both golf courses ".

The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Simply Give at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich., will not be played as scheduled on June 11-14 and still is searching for new dates.

The LPGA also announced that the Kia Classic at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, which was postponed lost month, has been rescheduled for September 24-27.

The Kia Classic, formerly delayed in March, will certainly now be heldSept 24-27 in Carlsbad, Calif.

Commissioner Mike Whan says golf's LPGA Tour will not resume after the coronavirus pandemic until the majority of global players are able to compete in tournaments.



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