Live Golf News Updates for May 13
Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Wednesday, May 13. (All times Eastern)
8:30 p.m. -- Augusta area schools are making major adjustments to accommodate a November Masters.
7:00 p.m. -- So what happens if a PGA Tour player tests positive for the coronavirus?
6:17 p.m. -- Korda sisters duel it out in LPGA's first WGT match.
5:33 p.m. -- World number one, Rory McIlroy will be busy once play resumes.
4:14 p.m. -- "It's not time to go yet." Pat Perez amoung PGA Tour pros skeptical of next month's restart.
2:09 p.m. -- Wall Street Journal: Should a ‘Covid Hole in One’ Count? As golf courses take measures to reduce common touchpoints, golfers aren’t sure what counts as an ace.
1:55 p.m. -- Deccan Herald: Gym, hotels and golf clubs will be allowed to resume operations after May 17, India Tourism Minister CT Ravi announced Wednesday.
1:28 p.m. -- Tommy Fleetwood returns to golf action as new England coronavirus guidelines begin. Cheshire-based Fleetwood is a member of four clubs in the north-west, including West Lancs and Hillside, and was playing at Sandiway Golf Club in Northwich.
1:16 p.m. -- The Pensacola Blue Wahoos and team co-owner Bubba Watson are bringing Bubba Watson’s Diamond Disc Golf Challenge to Blue Wahoos Stadium in Florida. It will open Friday, giving fans a 9-hole disc golf experience on the field at the ballpark -- designed by the two-time Masters Tournament champ.
1:00 p.m. -- South Korea will continue restarting sports amid the coronavirus pandemic as the KLPGA Championship will begin Thursday. Fans will not be allowed to attend the event.
9:20 a.m. -- For the first time in 64 years, there won't be an Eastern Amateur from Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club in Portsmouth, Virginia. So, they decided to give the course a makeover with the help of 2-time Masters Champion, Ben Crenshaw who won back to back Eastern Amateur titles in 1971-72.
9:07 a.m. -- Tom Brady glad he's facing Peyton Manning, not Eli, on the golf course. Woods and Manning will battle Mickelson and Brady in an 18-hole showdown at the Medalist Golf Club in Hobe South, Florida.
8:58 a.m. -- The Ms. and Mr. Minnesota Golf Committee today announced its decision to forgo awarding the annual Ms. and Mr. Minnesota Golf title to the top individual high school senior male and female golfer.
8:54 a.m. -- Fox News: U.S. Army veteran, 60, wins Arizona golf event using only putter. Anthony Griggs, among the newcomers of the Golfweek Amateur Tour, went on to win the D Flight at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, shooting an 84.
8:49 a.m. -- New York Times: With golf finally resuming when South Korea hosts the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Championship, world number three Park Sung-hyun says she feels a sense of pride that her country is "leading the way" in a return for sport.
8:42 a.m. -- Eased coronavirus restrictions arrive, freeing Victorians to golf, fish and visit family and friends. Anthony Masters of the Barwon Heads Golf Club said there was high demand from golfers to get back on the course after a seven-week break.
8:33 a.m. -- What are the new golf rules in the UK after coronavirus shut courses for two months? The R&A - golf's governing body - along with other leading golf organizations and clubs have laid out a series of new rules for teeing off.
8:15 a.m. -- CBS Sports: Significant coronavirus testing central to PGA TOUR return to play plan. The TOUR's "Health & Safety Plan," a 37-page document that was shared with golfers on Tuesday, details return to play beginning June 11 with the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial.
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