Live Golf News Updates for May 20
Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Wednesday, May 20. (All times Eastern)
7:03 p.m. -- Despite significant fundraising efforts, the St. Edwards University golf team in Austin has been cut.
6:24 p.m. -- Similar to PGA Tour, Korn Ferry, LPGA and Symetra Tour players will retain their current status for the 2021 season.
5:50 p.m. -- At age 17, phenom Akshay Bhatia passed on college golf to head straight for the pros. Now his future is entirely uncertain amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
5:12 p.m. -- 2020 Meiger LPGA Classic and Q School canceled.
2:00 p.m. -- Arkansas: Joint Advisory Committee on Golf is working through the coronavirus shutdown. During a virtual meeting May 13, committee members heard an update on two cart bridge projects, changes to the summer junior golf program, and rounds played in April.
9:42 a.m. -- Golf misunderstood at times during COVID-19 pandemic. Author Bill Burt shares his thoughts.
9:23 a.m. -- Cut Bank Golf and Country Club closed under Blackfeet Tribe’s COVID-19 ordinance. According to the Board of Directors, “We have been notified that anyone caught golfing on the course will be subject to a $150 fine. This applies to both tribal and non-tribal members.”
9:07 a.m. -- Pocono Manor Golf Club in Pennsylvania reopens six months after fire burned down hotel. A feeling of relief because COVID-19 was just the latest hurdle to clear.
8:51 a.m. -- Coronavirus golf guidelines improving pace of play. Multiple golf clubs have reported that pace of play has vastly improved since golf courses reopened.
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