Sources: No fans, professional-ams for rest of PGA Tour period
The PGA Tour strategies to announce that this season’s remaining occasions will be performed without having fans or pro-ams, multiples resources have informed Golf Channel.
Upcoming week’s Memorial experienced been scheduled to be the first function because the COVID-19 pandemic halted engage in in March to be performed with followers, even though the approach identified as for a limited footprint of about 8,000 followers per working day. Past week the Tour reversed training course and announced the event will be played without supporters.
BY Will Gray
After at first preparing for up to 8,000 supporters for each day, the PGA Tour declared that no admirers will be present at future week’s Memorial Match.
On Monday, the Tour will lengthen that system to perform with no fans at the season’s remaining nine activities, which includes the three FedExCup playoff stops and future month’s PGA Championship.
The transfer to perform devoid of fans for the rest of the period is a response to improved coronavirus outbreaks throughout the state.
In final week’s announcement to not have enthusiasts at the Memorial, Tour commissioner Jay Monahan referred to “the broader problems communities are experiencing,” and stated the focus was now on “the well being and protection of all involved.” The commissioner additional that the Tour would welcome admirers, “when the time is proper.”
It continues to be unclear if the Tour programs to allow for fans in the drop when the 2020-21 agenda commences.