Golf News Hub - April, 14 - Live COVID-19 Golf News

Live Golf News Updates for April 14

10:00 p.m. EST, April 14, 2020
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Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Tuesday, April 14. (All times Eastern)

11:18 p.m. -- According to a Golf Digest report, the Tour's summer schedule will look like this:

  • Charles Schwab Challenge: June 11-14
  • RBC Heritage: June 18-21
  • Travelers Championship: June 25-28
  • Rocket Mortgage Classic: July 2-5
  • John Deere Classic: July 9-12
  • The Memorial Tournament: July 16-19
  • 3M Open: July 23-26
  • WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: July 29 - Aug. 2

10:51 p.m. -- With an announcement reportedly coming soon regarding the resumption of PGA Tour play, the Rocket Mortgage Classic could be played on 4th of July weekend.

10:11 p.m. -- Is the PGA Tour's return looming? Breaking news from Golf Digest. Reporter Brian Wacker tweets (and writes) that the PGA Tour will release a new schedule that kicks off with the Colonial on June 11-14. The Tour also expects to stage this first tournament without spectators in attendance.

4:50 p.m. -- GOLF.com: Youth on Course helps junior golfers stay connected amid pandemic.

4:37 p.m. -- The 2020 CVS Health Charity Classic, scheduled to tee off at Newport Country Club on June 18, was officially postponed on Tuesday by tournament organizers. No new dates have been announced.

4:24 p.m. -- Auckland, New Zealand: Golf courses and major sports grounds will be able to carry out urgent maintenance and care for turf under Alert Level 4 restrictions. They previously had been deemed non-essential.

4:12 p.m. -- Texas Attorney General’s Office: golfers can continue playing with strict guidelines, but are they following them?

4:01 p.m. -- Golf Digest: How some golf companies are stepping up to help with the face-mask shortage during the coronavirus outbreak.

3:53 p.m. -- National Club Golfer: Moves to reopen golf courses in the United Kingdom to give people more room to exercise during the coronavirus pandemic continues to gather support.

3:45 p.m. -- Despite being a non-essential service, some golf courses in Kelowna, British Columbia are reopening to provide a little bit of reprieve while physically distancing.

1:44 p.m. -- The PGA of America is planning for the potential of a PGA Championship without spectators. Furthermore, if unable to play in the state of California, CEO Seth Waugh said the organization could seek another venue.

1:12 p.m. -- R&A announces the 2020 Senior Open Championship has been postponed.

12:03 p.m. -- The European Tour has alerted players that competition could look radically different when play resumes.

11:12 a.m. -- The Saudi Ladies International, the inaugural women’s golf tournament to be played in Saudi Arabia, has been rescheduled to Oct. 8 – 11 at the site of the European Tour’s annual stop.

9:27 a.m. -- GOLF.com: How college senior golfers are coping after having their seasons taken away amid pandemic.

9:20 a.m. -- Golfweek: Augusta National Golf Club asks schools to consider a fall break for November Masters.

9:09 a.m. -- How are non-essential businesses determined in Williamsburg, Virginia.

9:01 a.m. -- Golf courses on Vancouver Island opening up again with safety measures amid coronavirus.

8:50 a.m. -- Boulder Canyon Country Club in South Dakota follows statewide precautions to open on time for golf season.

8:45 a.m. -- Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on allowing golf: ‘I hope to get you an answer in the very, very near future’.

8:40 a.m. -- GOLF.com: One municipal course in North Carolina is taking very strict precautions as they reopen for the public.

8:35 a.m. -- The fallout of college golf amid pandemic: a Cal State Fullerton golfer shares how his world turned upside down in a matter of hours, but he’s still chasing his dreams.

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