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British Open to be canceled, report says; first time since 1945

The British Open golf tournament will not be played this year because of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Golf Digest reported late Wednesday. The R&A, which organizes the tournament, may announce the cancellation, the first of the tournament since 1945, as early as Thursday. This year’s event is scheduled to be held July 16-19 at Royal […]

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Report: The Open to be canceled due to virus

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University The 2020 Open Championship scheduled for Royal St. George’s in July will be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Golf Digest. The decision comes in the wake of the Wimbledon tennis tournament being canceled […]

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Tiger Woods, a force of nature whose likes we'll never see again

The real Tiger King! Wonder Woods, a force of nature whose likes we’ll never see again in sport Tiger Woods is considered one of the greatest sporting icons of all-time  Woods announced himself early in his career and has had fans hooked since  His fifth Masters title, won last year, was one of the greatest […]

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PGA Tour approval for Tiger-Phil event on hold

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University A Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson match that would include other players has been in the works for some time, but the coronavirus pandemic has put scheduling such an event on hold and it has yet to receive […]

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Golf’s truck drivers have tales of cracked clubs, late-night rides and food poisoning

ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan When the PGA Tour suspended activities due to the coronavirus, it halted what is affectionately known as golf’s traveling circus. Approximately 12 near-semi-sized trucks operated by equipment manufacturers drive from tournament to tournament throughout the season — building, adjusting and maintaining the equipment for […]

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Augusta National Golf Club donates £1.6m to coronavirus fight

Augusta National Golf Club is donating £1.6m ($2m) to help the Augusta area in the fight against the coronavirus that has seen this year’s Masters Tournament postponed. The club, the only permanent home for one of golf’s four majors, said £800k ($1m) would go to Augusta University to help expand coronavirus testing, while another £800k […]