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” There will not be a Ryder Cup this year,” a source told Harig. “The Ryder Cup will go to 2021, the Presidents Cup to 2022 and after that they will alternate from there.”
The event was scheduled to tee off Sept. 25 at Whistling Straits in Sanctuary, Wisconsin.
Every major sports league halted operations briefly in order to limit the spread of COVID-19, and golf has been no various.
Following the opening round of The Players Championship, the PGA Tour revealed it was canceling the remainder of the tournament and all occasions through the Valero Texas Open. The Trip extended its hiatus through the AT&T Byron Nelson in May.
On The Other Hand, the Augusta National Golf Club held off the Masters and the PGA of America delayed the PGA Champion, pushing back the very first two major competitions of the year. The Open Champion was the 3rd domino to fall.
The Telegraph‘s James Corrigan reported March 17 the Ryder Cup was likely to fulfill the very same fate, with authorities looking towards 2021.
The official Twitter account of the U.S. group refuted the report:
Ryder Cup USA @RyderCupUSA
Reports today that the 2020 @RyderCup is anticipated to be held off are incorrect.